Ultima Thule’s Ancient Secrets Revealed In NASA's First Kuiper Belt Flyby

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Published on May 17, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s

Ultima Thule’s Ancient Secrets Revealed In NASA's First Kuiper Belt Flyby

According to a report by Geek.com, NASA's New Horizons mission team published results from the first Kuiper Belt flyby, exploring the mysterious formation of Ultima Thule as well as details of its ancient past.

The New Horizons Science Paper reportedly analyzed the first sets of data collected by the New Horizon's New Year's 2019 flyby of the Kuiper Belt object.

Scientists reportedly discovered that Ultima Thule's composition, development, and geology were more complex than expected.

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Ultima Thule’s Ancient Secrets Revealed In NASA's First Kuiper Belt Flyby

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