Initial results from New Horizon’s exploration of distant Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69

On 1 January 2019, the New Horizons Spacecraft conducted a flyby of (486958) 2014 MU69 – a distant object orbiting in the outer reaches of the Solar System. In a new report, Alan Stern and colleagues present the first results from the flyby, showing that MU69 is an ancient relic that has remained largely untouched – even … Read more Initial results from New Horizon’s exploration of distant Kuiper Belt Object 2014 MU69