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NASA's probe completes successful flyby of distant frozen space object

NASA's probe completes successful flyby of distant frozen space object

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NASA has confirmed that the New Horizons probe has successfully flown by the Ultima Thule, a tiny frozen rock in the Kuiper belt of the Solar system, making it the farthest object ever visited by humanity. The probe, which is equipped with seven science instruments, snapped pictures, mapped the object’s surface, and took the temperature. The confirmation of the success of the flyby came late due to communication delay.

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