NASA’s New Horizon Mission Approaches Mystery Object ‘Ultima Thule’ at the Edge of the Solar System

NASA’s New Horizons mission performed an unprecedented course correction maneuver, which brings it even closer to Ultima Thule, one of the most mysterious objects located at the confines of our solar system, inside the so-called Kuiper Belt. This image snapped by New Horizons shows Ultima evident among the many background stars even without further processing. Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute New Horizons is expected to reach its ‘target’ in January… Seguir leyendo