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Space Week 2019: Asteroids, exploration, moon landings and more make this the year of space; Part I
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Space Week 2019: Asteroids, exploration, moon landings and more make this the year of space; Part I

The sheer volume and range of mission in 2019 (till date) have been mighty exciting, setting the bar high for future ventures.

NASA researchers find evidence of water, organics on Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule
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NASA researchers find evidence of water, organics on Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule

NASA has found evidence for methanol, water ice, and organic molecules on Ultima Thule's surface.

NASA New Horizons spacecraft beams back its sharpest views of Ultima Thule
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NASA New Horizons spacecraft beams back its sharpest views of Ultima Thule

The images of Ultima Thule — taken just 6.5 minutes before its closest approach on 1 January, 2019.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft beams clearer image of Ultima Thule
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft beams clearer image of Ultima Thule

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft beams clearer image of Ultima Thule shows more of a snowman

Light, camera, tumble! NASA releases film of space snowman captured by New Horizons
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Light, camera, tumble! NASA releases film of space snowman captured by New Horizons

The small, icy rock is seen spinning like a propeller on its centre – like a tumbling snowman!

NASA's explorer 'phoned home' after journey to the most distant world ever
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NASA's explorer 'phoned home' after journey to the most distant world ever

The explorer travelled 4 billion-mile to a frozen rock at the edge of the solar system.

NASA New Horizons zooms in on distant rock after switch to encounter mode
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NASA New Horizons zooms in on distant rock after switch to encounter mode

Communicating with a spacecraft that is so far away takes six hours and eight minutes each way.

NASA's New Horizons to fly into the New Year studying a distant rock beyond Pluto
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NASA's New Horizons to fly into the New Year studying a distant rock beyond Pluto

New Horizons will fly-by of the farthest object ever studied by a spacecraft on New Years Day.

NASA's New Horizons to do historic New Years' flyby of farthest ever object studied
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NASA's New Horizons to do historic New Years' flyby of farthest ever object studied

Plutonium-powered New Horizons was launched in 2006 and is a days away from flying by Ultima Thule.

NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima Thule
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NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima Thule

NASA’s New Horizons is back after a six-month sleep and has a new target a Kuiper Belt Object called Ultime Thule; the flyby will take place on 1 January.

Nasa probe spots possible clouds hovering over Pluto
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Nasa probe spots possible clouds hovering over Pluto

Nasa's New Horizons space probe has spotted possible clouds hovering over Pluto, indicating that the weather on the icy dwarf planet is more complex than thought.

Scaling new heights in astronomy: NASA discovers snowcapped mountains in Pluto
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Scaling new heights in astronomy: NASA discovers snowcapped mountains in Pluto

Cthulhu Regio stretches nearly halfway around Pluto's equator, starting from the west of the great nitrogen ice plains known as Sputnik Planum.

‘These missions are YOUR missions’: NASA’s Pluto team and their uber cool AMA
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‘These missions are YOUR missions’: NASA’s Pluto team and their uber cool AMA

Here are the highlights from the NASA New Horizons team's Reddit AMA