New Horizons Changes Course for Flyby of First Post-Pluto Destination on New Years Day 2019

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New Horizons Changes Course for Flyby of First Post-Pluto Destination on New Years Day 2019

New Horizons has sped past the Pluto system and is now on its way to its next target in the Kuiper Belt, 2014 MU69. Image Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI After having completed its successful encounter with Pluto and its moons last July, the New Horizons spacecraft is now setting its sights on its next target much farther out in the Kuiper Belt – a tiny rocky world called 2014 MU69, which is less than…

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