New Horizons' rendezvous with Ultima Thule went off without a hitch, NASA says

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 11:20 in Astronomy & Space

It’s official. Four billion miles from Earth, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft successfully sped past a small, cold Kuiper Belt object known as Ultima Thule Monday night, busily collecting data on the most distant world ever visited by humankind. The flyby occurred at 9:33 p.m. PST New Year’s Eve,...

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