NASA’s New Horizons: Ultima Thule, Here I Come

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HOUSTON—NASA’s newly awoken New Horizons spacecraft is once again communicating with its Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab mission operations center as the flight team prepares the probe for a Jan. 1, 2019, flyby of 2014 MU69, an oddly shaped Kuiper Belt Object about four billion miles...

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