NASA's Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
Approach to Ultima Thule »
This short movie shows the view of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 (nicknamed Ultima Thule) as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft from Dec. 7, 2018 to Jan. 1, 2019.
Approach to Ultima Thule (Brian May Soundtrack) »
Ultima Thule in Enhanced Color »
This enhanced color image of Ultima Thule was taken from a distance of 10,800 miles (17,377 kilometers) at 12:14 a.m. EST on Jan. 1, 2019, just about 19 minutes before New Horizons’ closest approach to the Kuiper Belt object.
Colors and Surface Features »
Ultima Thule in Stereo (3D Glasses) »
Ultima Thule in Stereo (Parallel View) »
Ultima Thule in Stereo (Cross-Eyed View) »