NASA space probe launched to study the dwarf planet Pluto
- Well, this mission's always been about delayed gratification. It took us 12 years to sell it, it took us 5 years to build it, it took us 9 years just to get to the first target. So 'course you are gonna have to wait just a little bit.
- Alan Stern, principal investigator, in Press Conference of New Horizons after Ultima Thule fly-by (1 January 2019) [42:02-42:17]