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This Is What The World Looked Like When New Horizons Left Earth For Pluto

In 2006, NASA launched the New Horizons spacecraft on a three-billion-mile trip to study Pluto. Here's how much the world has changed since then.

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Here's what life was like when it left:


2. Justin Bieber was still doing local talent shows.

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6. Taylor Swift was a country star who had just released her first album.

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7. Netflix was a DVD delivery service only.

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8. Chris Pratt’s biggest film role to date was a small role in Strangers with Candy.

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