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NASA's New Horizons Just Made the Most Distant Flyby in Space History. So, What's Next?

LAUREL, Md. — NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has accomplished its epic flyby of the most distant object ever explored, the recently-unveiled fossil from the start of the photo voltaic system, Ultima Thule. So what’s subsequent? Though the Jan. 1 encounter is over, the mission is way from completed. New …

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OSIRIS-REx ready for New Year’s Eve orbit insertion burn at asteroid – Spaceflight Now

This mosaic picture of asteroid Bennu consists of 12 PolyCam photos collected on Dec. 2 by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from a variety of 15 miles (24 kilometers). Credit: NASA/Goddard/College of Arizona After 4 weeks of navigating within the neighborhood of asteroid Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is ready to fireplace its thrusters …

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Tour January's Sky: Eclipsed Moon & More – Sky & Telescope

As informed on this month’s astronomy podcast, a complete lunar eclipse and the Quadrantid meteors headline a busy month of stargazing after sundown and earlier than daybreak. This podcast is sponsored by Celestron, producer of high-quality telescopes and an trade chief in creating thrilling optical merchandise with revolutionary applied sciences. …

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