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New Horizons team publishes first Kuiper Belt flyby science results

May 18, 2019 - General

NASA’s New Horizons mission team has published the first profile of the farthest world ever explored, a planetary building block and Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69.

This composite image of the primordial contact binary Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 (nicknamed Ultima Thule) – featured
on the cover of the May 17 issue of the journal Science – was compiled from data obtained by NASA’s New Horizons
spacecraft as it flew by the…

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