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New Image Of Ultima Thule Shows Object's Pancake-Like Shape

New Ultima Thule images reveal that the Kuiper Belt object is likely flatter in shape rather than spherical. It is one of the major discoveries from the historic flyby.

Space February 9, 2019

NASA's New Horizons Sets Eye On 2014 MU69

The science team behind the New Horizons project is now planning to send the spacecraft to an object in the Kuiper Belt known as 2014 MU69 for its next mission. The space probe will head to this destination as soon as it finishes its exploration of the Pluto system.

Space February 26, 2016

New Horizons Given New Target A Billion Miles Beyond Pluto: 2014 MU69 Kuiper Belt Object

Following the flyby of Pluto that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft recently performed, NASA has come up with a new mission - to fly the spacecraft to a Kuiper belt object almost a billion miles past Pluto.

Space August 30, 2015

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