Dayton connection to New Horizons mission

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton and the University of Dayton Research Institute have a hand in the historic Pluto flyby this week by New Horizons, and it dates back to the 1950’s at Mound Laboratory.

Doctor Stephen Johnson, director of Space Nuclear Systems and Technology Division at the Idaho National Laboratory, and Dr. Chad Barklay, Distinguished Research Specialist at UDRI, have worked extensively on space-vehicle power generation systems and described the local involvement when they joined us on set Thursday.

 

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