NASA's Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
2014 MU69 Discovery Animation »
Hubble Space Telescope discovery images of 2014 MU69
KBO/Hubble Space Telescope Search »
KBO/Hubble Space Telescope search team members (from left) Marc Buie, Alex Parker, John Spencer, Cathy Olkin, Anne Verbiscer and Simon Porter examine Hubble images at Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, in the summer of 2014. The team discovered 2014 MU69 on June 26, 2014.
Composite Image of 2014 MU69 (Ultima Thule) »
This composite image of the primordial contact binary Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69 (nicknamed Ultima Thule) – featured on the cover of the May 17 issue of the journal Science – was compiled from data obtained by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft as it flew by the object on Jan. 1, 2019.
Science Journal Highlights New Horizons Early Findings »
Approach to Ultima Thule »
Approach to Ultima Thule (Brian May Soundtrack) »
Ultima Thule in Enhanced Color »