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NASA’s New Horizons Space Probe Visits Farthest Object Ever Explored

HeadlineJan 03, 2019

In more space news, NASA’s New Horizons mission has sent back its first photo from Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever visited by a space probe. The icy asteroid is composed of two spheres smashed together resembling a snowman. It’s about 4 billion miles from Earth in a ring of debris known as the Kuiper Belt, left over from the solar system’s formation.

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