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Mission team members and ground crew prepare to unload the shipping "can" containing the New Horizons spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., shortly after the Air Force C-17 cargo plane that carried the probe touched down at the Shuttle Landing Facility on Sept. 24. The custom-made, pressurized controlled shipping container is about 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide.

Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

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