2014 MU69 Flyby

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Beginning 19 January 2006, 19:00:00 UTC

October 5, 2018

New Horizons Sets Up for New Year's Flyby of Ultima Thule

The New Horizons spacecraft carried out a short engine burn on Oct. 3 to home in on the location and timing of its New Year's flyby of the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule.

September 28, 2018

New Horizons Team Rehearses for New Year's Flyby

The New Horizons science and communications teams recently passed their "final exam," a three-day rehearsal of the busiest days around the mission's Dec. 31- Jan. 1 flyby of Ultima Thule.

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