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A new mystery for scientists: why the asteroid Ultima Thule has a tapered shape?

A new mystery for scientists: why the asteroid Ultima Thule has a tapered shape?

At the beginning of 2019, the spacecraft New Horizons flew past the distant object, the studied people . In late January, researchers showed a quality of which everyone has the impression that it has the shape of a dumbbell. It tu...

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2019-02-10

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#photo | Pits and scars on the surface of the asteroid Ultima Thule

#photo | Pits and scars on the surface of the asteroid Ultima Thule

In early January 2019 space probe New Horizons flew past, the most distant object ever studied by humans. Shot with the camera photos are still transmitted to the Ground, and each time their resolution and detail rise. Recently as...

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2019-01-25

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Asteroid Ultima Thule was the most remote object ever studied by people

Asteroid Ultima Thule was the most remote object ever studied by people

One of the first important news 2019 was the passage of the New Horizons probe past the Kuiper belt object 2014 MU69, also referred to as Ultima Thule. He became the most distant object ever studied in humans — at the moment it is...

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2019-01-02

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Pluto is left behind. Next stop mankind: Ultima Thule

Pluto is left behind. Next stop mankind: Ultima Thule

"the spacecraft NASA «New horizons» flies to ten-year journey to visit the planet Pluto and beyond!". January 19, 2006, when a powerful 67-foot Atlas V rocket with a tiny interplanetary apparatus, hidden in her almost em...

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2018-12-28

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On the first day of the new year, the NASA probe will visit one of the most remote Solar system objects

On the first day of the new year, the NASA probe will visit one of the most remote Solar system objects

Space automatic interplanetary station "New horizons" space Agency NASA on the first day of the new year is going to fly past one of the most remote cosmic objects in the Solar system. Since its with Pluto in 2015, the probe flew ...

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2018-12-24

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Space probe "New horizons" received the first picture of my new goals

Despite the fact that the device is at a distance of more than 160 million kilometers from its target dwarf planet Ultima Thule (2014 MU69) with a diameter of 15-20 kilometers, the interplanetary automatic station "" provided the ...

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2018-08-30

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Floating city will have 300 homes, their government and their own cryptocurrency

Floating city will have 300 homes, their government and their own cryptocurrency

About ten years ago, billionaire Peter Thiel founded a non-profit organization, which was called «Seasteading Institute». In addition, he financed the project . In may 2018, the Institute has started implementation of th...

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2018-07-07

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Received the farthest in the history of space photography

Received the farthest in the history of space photography

While the rest of the world is watching and waiting for new information about Starman (dummy SpaceX, dressed in its new space suit and sitting in the driver's seat of the Tesla elektriraudtee, heading in the direction of Mars), sp...

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2018-02-11

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