NASA Space Probe Detects An 'Icy' Anomaly. Billion Kilometres Past Pluto
Monday, December 24, 2018, 7:01 PM
Just days ahead of its New Year's 2019 close encounter, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has detected an-anomaly related to its next flyby target an-icy world a billion kilometres past Pluto and more than 6.5 billion km from Earth. The New Horizons probe, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is set to encounter the Kuiper Belt object, referred to as 2014 MU69 nicknamed Ultima Thule.