NASA Renames Ultima Thule as ‘Arrokoth’

News: NASA has renamed Ultima Thule as ‘Arrokoth, meaning ‘sky’ in the Native American Powhatan language. Facts: Ultima Thule is a Kuiper Belt object and the farthest object ever explored by any spacecraft. The object is officially named 2014 MU69. It is a contact binary that is single object with two lobes attached gently. NASA… Continue reading NASA Renames Ultima Thule as ‘Arrokoth’

Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule: NASA

NASA has published results from the first sets of data gathered during the New Horizons spacecraft’s flyby of Ultima Thule. The results have been published in the journal Science. Ultima Thule is a Kuiper Belt object and the farthest object ever explored. The object is officially named 2014 MU69. It is contact binary that is… Continue reading Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule: NASA