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Learning With: ‘NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Is Triumphant in Encounter With the Most Distant Object Ever Visited’

Jan 02, 2019 - The New York Times

Before reading the article:

What have you heard or read about NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft? What do you know about Ultima Thule?

Read the timeline about New Horizons and its explorations. You might also watch the music video created by Brian May, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen but also an astrophysicist working with the mission’s science team.

Why do you think the flyby of Ultima Thule is newsworthy?

Now, read the article, “NASA’s New H...