Tuesday 28th September 2021

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    • NASA spaceship closes in on distant world NASA-spaceship-closes-in-on-distant-world

      NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on its historic New Year’s flyby target, the most distant world ever studied, a frozen relic of the solar system some four billion miles (6.4 billion kilometers) away. The cosmic object, known as Ultima Thule, is about the size of the US capital, Washington, and orbits in the dark and frigid Kuiper Belt about a billion miles beyond the dwarf planet, Pluto. The spacecraft’s closest approach to this primitive space rock comes January 1 at 12:33 a.m. ET (0533 GMT). Until then, what it looks like, and what it is made...