Stupid Science Reporting

And then there were 8:

It was unclear how Pluto’s demotion might affect the mission of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which earlier this year began a nine-year journey to the oddball object to unearth more of its secrets.

Why would anyone think Pluto’s “demotion” would have any affect on the New Horizons spacecraft? It’s not like NASA is going to send self destruct instructions to the spacecraft now that Pluto is no longer considered a planet.

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