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Meet #UltimaThule! After flying by the most distant object ever explored, our New Horizons spacecraft beamed back the first pictures and science data. These new images, taken from as close as 17,000 miles, revealed that this object
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Via chrome, and Google keyboard. 😎

New Horizons #UltimaThule Flyby Events (All Times Eastern). New Horizons live events will air on NASA Television. For programming details, visit the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) Where to Watch page. For mission status updates follow @NASANewHorizons.
Monday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m.: Panel Discussion: New Horizons Flyby of Ultima Thule

Tuesday, Jan. 1, 12:15 a.m.: New Horizons flyby of Ultima Thule, a Kuiper belt object.
9:45 a.m.: New Horizons Signal Acquisition from Ultima Thule Flyby (All Channels)
11:30 a.m.: New Horizons Post-Flyby Press Conference

Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2 p.m.: New Horizons press briefing on science results from Ultima Thule.
New Horizons mission experts are gathering at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory ahead of tonight’s historic flyby of #UltimaThule. Join them live at 8 p.m. EST as they talk about this icy world located ~1 billion miles past Pluto and how it will give us insight into the early solar system. Watch:

Wishing NASA good luck waiting for the phone home signal later today!

Hi Shelenn, I believe that I'm on the new server now. My address is still the same. I expected it to change to match yours, but I don't know if it should or not.

You need to logout of the account (go to little arrow to the right of the pic in the upper right to find the menu to logout. Clear browser cache for good measure. Then go to and login.