The final photos that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft snapped of Ultima Thule during the probe's epic Jan. 1 flyby reveal the distant object to be much flatter than scientists had thought. (Space.com) More
New Horizons reveals Ultima Thule's quiet, lonesome past Astronomy Magazine
After New Horizons streaked past Pluto in 2015, its main task was over, but it still had work to do. On New Year's Day of 2019, it made a flyby of another, even ...
Posted on 17 May 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
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Ultima Thule may be a frankenworld Science News
The first geologic map of Ultima Thule shows it might be made of many smaller rocks that clumped together under the force of their own gravity.
Posted on 18 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
New Horizons spacecraft approached object 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, in the early hours of New Year's Day, capturing a close look at the furthest ...
Posted on 25 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
Twenty-six minutes after the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve in Times Square, the long-range camera aboard the New Horizons spacecraft was hard at ...
Posted on 22 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
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