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New Horizons Photo Reveals Peanut World Created by Cosmic Fender-Bender
New Horizons Photo Reveals Peanut World Created by Cosmic Fender-Bender

3 Jan 2019, 12:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Ultima Thule is a contact binary, looking as a conjoined celestial body comprised of two connected spheres 30 kilometers (19 miles) in diameter

 
New Horizons Spaceship Encounters Ultima Thule, the World Awaits Historic Photo
New Horizons Spaceship Encounters Ultima Thule, the World Awaits Historic Photo

1 Jan 2019, 10:08 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Ultima Thule, known to scientists as (486958) 2014 MU69, is the farthest natural object ever encountered in space by a human-built spacecraft

 
New Horizons Spaceship Nearing Unique Encounter with Ultima Thule on January 1
New Horizons Spaceship Nearing Unique Encounter with Ultima Thule on January 1

27 Dec 2018, 10:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The New Horizons spaceship, currently the second fastest human-made machine, is approaching the Ultima Thule object in the Kuiper Belt

 
NASA Reactivates New Horizons Probe for Ultima Thule Encounter
NASA Reactivates New Horizons Probe for Ultima Thule Encounter

7 Jun 2018, 09:26 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA wakes the New Horizons probe to get it ready for the January encounter with a┬átrans-Neptunian object called Ultima Thule.