The Latest: NASA spacecraft dashes by world beyond Pluto
LAUREL, Md. (AP) - The Latest on NASA's New Horizons' New Year rendezvous (all times local):
A NASA spacecraft opens the new year at the most distant world ever explored, a billion miles beyond Pluto.
Flight controllers say everything looked good for New Horizons' flyby of the tiny, icy object at 12:33 a.m. Tuesday, 3 ½ years after its encounter with Pluto. Confirmation won't come for hours, though, given the vast distance. The mysterious target nicknamed Ultima Thu...