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Nasa's New Horizons: 'Space snowman' appears squashed


At first the distant icy object Ultima Thule looked like a snowman. Now it's a "gingerbread man". (BBC News - Science & Environment) More More

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NASA's faraway space snowman has flat, not round, behind - ABC15 Arizona

  1. NASA's faraway space snowman has flat, not round, behind  ABC15 Arizona
  2. Nasa's New Horizons: 'Space snowman' appears squashed  BBC News
  3. Distant Ultima Thule is a weirdly flat snowman that defies explanation  New Scientist News
  4. Ultima Thule: snowman-shaped space rock is actually 'flat like a pancake'  The Guardian
  5. NASA space snowman has a flat, not round, behind  Florida Today
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Looking Back at MU69 - The Planetary Society

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The New Horizons spacecraft snapped pics of the space rock on New Year's Day.

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