Nasa 're-masters' classic 'Pale Blue Dot' image of Earth

The US space agency reprocesses the Voyager probe's iconic "Pale Blue Dot" picture of Planet Earth.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 13, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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New Horizons: Ultima Thule 'a time machine' to early Solar System

Ultima Thule has been described as a Frankenstein object, composed of "poorly formed snowmen".

By Paul Rincon | March 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

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Nasa's New Horizons: Excitement ahead of Ultima Thule flyby

History will be made on Tuesday when the New Horizons probe sweeps past a far-off icy world.

BBC Science News | Dec. 30, 2018 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

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Nasa's New Horizons probe on course for historic flyby

Ex-Pluto spacecraft New Horizons maintains the trajectory taking it to its next dramatic encounter.

By Jonathan Amos | Dec. 18, 2018 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

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