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Ultima Thule

After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for moons

The piano-sized probe is travelling deep into the ring of celestial bodies known as the Kuiper Belt.

04 Jan 2019 6:32 PM

NASA says faraway world Ultima Thule shaped like 'snowman'

Ultima Thule's surface reflects light about as much as "garden variety dirt.”

03 Jan 2019 8:27 AM

NASA probe believed to have passed distant space rock on landmark mission

The body is farther from Earth than any other that has had such a close encounter with a NASA probe, scientists believe.

01 Jan 2019 6:37 PM

NASA probe nears distant space rock for landmark flyby

At 12:33 a.m. Eastern time, the New Horizons probe will arrive at the “third zone” in the uncharted heart of the Kuiper Belt.

01 Jan 2019 1:38 PM

NASA spaceship zooms toward farthest world ever photographed

The US space agency will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark historic flyby of the mysterious object.

31 Dec 2018 1:37 PM

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