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An artist's illustration of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flying by the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule

See New Horizons' Next Flyby Target Blot Out a Star's Light

Artist's concept of the New Horizons spacecraft approaching a Kuiper Belt Object. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI

An artist's impression of Ultima Thule and NASA's New Horizons probe. Image: NASA

New Horizons Probe Snaps New Photo of Its Target

Big Discovery from NASA's New Horizons; Pluto is Biggest Kuiper Belt Body - Universe Today

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Global Pluto Mosaic From New Hi Res Imagery Reveals Bewildering Diversity and Complexity - Universe Today

Scientists Push for New Mission to Outer Solar System

SwRI team makes breakthroughs studying Pluto orbiter mission. NASA's New Horizons ...

New Horizons: Exploring Pluto and Beyond

This artist's concept depicts the New Horizons spacecraft during its July 2015 encounter with Pluto and one of the dwarf planet's moons, Charon.

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One artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission. This binary concept is based on telescope ...

New Horizons spacecraft's next distant destination gets a nickname – Astronomy Now

This plot shows the trajectory of NASA's New Horizons probe as it closes in on a Kuiper Belt object known as Ultima Thule. If all goes well, the spacecraft ...

The Kuiper Belt lies in the so-called “third zone” of our solar system, beyond the terrestrial planets (inner zone) and gas giants (middle zone).

A shot of Pluto's moon Charon shows apparent impact craters, chasms and a puzzling dark

An artist's concept of the New Horizons spacecraft at Pluto. Image Credit: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.

Although the main mission of the New Horizons spacecraft is to explore the Pluto system and

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Image: Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission. Scientists speculate that the ...

The New Horizons Pluto Mission Proves We Need to Invest More in Space Exploration

Charon Suffered Surprisingly Titanic Upheavals in Fresh Imagery from New Horizons - Universe Today

Pluto's 'Unprecedented' Ice Provinces and Other Surprises from NASA's New Horizons

New Horizons Flyover of Pluto

Proposed new stamp for New Horizons. Credit: JHU/APL

October 18, 2016New Horizons: Possible Clouds on Pluto, Next Target Is Reddish

NASA's Pluto Probe New Horizons Begins 5-Month Nap

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New Horizons made its flyby of dwarf planet Pluto back in July 2015. Image credit: NASA

See the Whirlpool Galaxy Through the Eyes of the NASA's 'Great Observatories'

Hubble Telescope Discovers 'Living Fossil' Galaxy in Our Milky Way's Backyard

Beyond Pluto: New Horizons probe aims for another unseen world

New Horizons Ultima Thule Flyby

NASA graphic using New Horizons' early pictures of Pluto and Charon to compare their sizes to that of the Earth.

Intracluster light (blue) in the galaxy cluster Abell S1063. One new technique uses intracluster light, imaged by Hubble, to map and study dark matter.

New Horizons, Phone Home

Hints about Ultima Thule's shape were gleaned during occultation observations in 2017 when the Kuiper Belt body passed in front of the star seen here.

NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft captured this view of the giant planet Neptune and

New Horizons spacecraft far-out flyby

New Horizons sees Pluto's close approach hemisphere and Charon's 'dark pole'

NASA Voyager 2 Could Be Nearing Interstellar Space

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this image of the Kuiper Belt object 1994 JR1 on Nov

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New Horizons' manoeuvres put it on course for post-Pluto rendezvous – Astronomy Now

After nine long years in space, the New Horizons spacecraft will soon fly past Pluto. Richard A. Lovett reports.

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Image: The New Horizons spacecraft is about 483 million kilometers from 2014 MU69, the Kuiper Belt object it will encounter on Jan. 1, 2019.

NASA's Hubble telescope finds potential Kuiper belt targets for New Horizons Pluto mission

An artist's conception of a distant Solar System Planet X, which could be shaping the orbits of smaller extremely distant outer Solar System objects like ...

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Pluto and its largest moon Charon as seen in natural color by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

New Horizons' current position. Image: NASA

New Horizons probe on track for 2015 Pluto flyby | Space News, Planetary Exploration, Space Science

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is heading for a January 1 flyby of Ultima Thule, an icy object in the Kuiper Belt on the outer limits of the solar system ...

These two Kuiper Belt Objects, seen in these annotated images, were discovered by the

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Image of the planet Jupiter's moon, Io, as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft. A plume from a huge volcanic eruption can be seen at the north pole of the ...

This first color photo of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule reveals the object's red color

Once Around the Sun! NASA's Parker Solar Probe Aces 1st Trip Around Our Star

New Horizons passed the orbit of Saturn on June 8 and continues on its way to exploring the last of the nine planets known prior to the exciting discovery ...

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Newfound Distant Space Rock May Be Missing Link of Planet Formation

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NASA's New Horizons Probe Prepares To Make History—Again

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An artist's illustration of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flying by the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule

See New Horizons' Next Flyby Target Blot Out a Star's Light

Artist's concept of the New Horizons spacecraft approaching a Kuiper Belt Object. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI

Artist's concept of the New Horizons spacecraft flying by a possible binary 2014 MU69 on 1 January 2019. Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied ...

NewHorizonsfromLaunchPressKit. An artist's rendering of New Horizons from the Launch Press ...

'Chasing Pluto': PBS Documentary on Epic New Horizons Flyby Airs Tonight

New Horizons Probe Snaps New Photo of Its Target

An artist's impression of Ultima Thule and NASA's New Horizons probe. Image: NASA

Global Pluto Mosaic From New Hi Res Imagery Reveals Bewildering Diversity and Complexity - Universe Today

Scientists Push for New Mission to Outer Solar System

SwRI team makes breakthroughs studying Pluto orbiter mission. NASA's New Horizons ...

This artist's concept depicts the New Horizons spacecraft during its July 2015 encounter with Pluto and one of the dwarf planet's moons, Charon.

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The Kuiper Belt lies in the so-called “third zone” of our solar system, beyond the terrestrial planets (inner zone) and gas giants (middle zone).

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This enhanced-color image of Pluto, taken by NASA's New Horizons probe during its

An artist's concept of the New Horizons spacecraft. Credit: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

NASA's New Horizons Zooms By Pluto, Solar Systems Last Planet - King of The Kuiper Belt - Universe Today

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New Horizons: Exploring Pluto and Beyond

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A shot of Pluto's moon Charon shows apparent impact craters, chasms and a puzzling dark

An artist's concept of the New Horizons spacecraft at Pluto. Image Credit: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.

Although the main mission of the New Horizons spacecraft is to explore the Pluto system and

New Horizons Flyover of Pluto

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Image: Artist's concept of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for NASA's New Horizons mission. Scientists speculate that the ...

The New Horizons Pluto Mission Proves We Need to Invest More in Space Exploration

Pluto's 'Unprecedented' Ice Provinces and Other Surprises from NASA's New Horizons

NASA's Pluto Probe New Horizons Begins 5-Month Nap

Charon Suffered Surprisingly Titanic Upheavals in Fresh Imagery from New Horizons - Universe Today

October 18, 2016New Horizons: Possible Clouds on Pluto, Next Target Is Reddish

New Horizons spacecraft's next distant destination gets a nickname – Astronomy Now

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New Horizons made its flyby of dwarf planet Pluto back in July 2015. Image credit: NASA

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NASA graphic using New Horizons' early pictures of Pluto and Charon to compare their sizes to that of the Earth.

NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft captured this view of the giant planet Neptune and

New Horizons, Phone Home

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Intracluster light (blue) in the galaxy cluster Abell S1063. One new technique uses intracluster light, imaged by Hubble, to map and study dark matter.

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New Horizons spacecraft far-out flyby

Images: International Astronomical Union, ...

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Hints about Ultima Thule's shape were gleaned during occultation observations in 2017 when the Kuiper Belt body passed in front of the star seen here.

SpaceX's Super Heavy (formerly known as BFR) is part of the company's plan to get astronauts to Mars. One new study has found that prolonged spaceflight ...

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Image: The New Horizons spacecraft is about 483 million kilometers from 2014 MU69, the Kuiper Belt object it will encounter on Jan. 1, 2019.

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NASA's Hubble telescope finds potential Kuiper belt targets for New Horizons Pluto mission

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New Horizons' current position. Image: NASA

An artist's conception of a distant Solar System Planet X, which could be shaping the orbits of smaller extremely distant outer Solar System objects like ...

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Pluto and its largest moon Charon as seen in natural color by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

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New Horizons Ultima Thule Flyby

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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is heading for a January 1 flyby of Ultima Thule, an icy object in the Kuiper Belt on the outer limits of the solar system ...

These two Kuiper Belt Objects, seen in these annotated images, were discovered by the

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New Paper Adds to Decade-Long Debate

This first color photo of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule reveals the object's red color

Bright star field with new galaxy highlighted.

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