Image: "The Atlas V rocket that will carry New Horizons to Pluto moves from the Vertical Integration Facility, left, to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Monday Jan. 16, 2006. The spacecraft which will take 9 to 14 years to reach Pluto is powered by 24 pounds of plutonium." (John Raoux - AP)
Reader comment: Tom says,
Almost all of this list of Bart Simpson prank calls have made it onto the rocket to pluto, from IP Freely to Seymour Butz. The only one they managed to screen out was Homer Sexual...Link
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