Old Space Rock After whizzing past Pluto in July 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is fast approaching its next destination: Ultima Thule — or 2014 MU69 — a space rock only 23 miles (37 kilometers) across. Expected date of arrival: New Year’s Day. Ultima Thule is some 4.1 billion miles (6.6…
Source: Futurism: New Horizons Will Fly Past the Most Distant Object We’ve Ever Visited

   
   
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