15 Jun, 2024
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New Horizons probe will soon whiz past Ultima Thule, the farthest object visited by the humanity

NASA’s New Horizons probe which completed the iconic Pluto flyby back in July 2015 is back online now. After visiting Pluto, the nuclear-powered New Horizons probe was shut down to conserve energy for further observations in December 2017. After a brief period of 6 months, the probe woke up on June 5, 2018, for its […]

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A study reveals that there could be a ninth planet in our solar system

Pluto was relegated to the status of a dwarf planet in 2006 after more than 70 years of being summoned as the ninth planet of the solar system, researchers were searching whether there is a ninth planet in our solar system or not. There is some evidence that has been found hinting towards the existence […]

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Let’s meet DeeDee, new dwarf planet of Solar Syatem

Researchers have never stopped looking for more dwarf planets, even when Pluto’s planetary status is endangered. Scientists were even successful in finding out new planets and named them as Sedna, Makeman and Erik. DeeDee is the newest of its kind and termed as the newest dwarf planet discovered by the scientists. However, proper designation of DeeDee […]

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After Pluto, New Horizon Spacecraft to Explore Tiny Kuiper Belt Object (KBO)

NASA’s New Horizon Spacecraft, which was deployed for observing and exploring the dwarf planet Pluto, is now moving beyond the planet for a new advantageous mission – exploring a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO), dubbed as 2014 MU69. In its lifetime, the spaceship has delivered NASA with the wealth of information regarding the last planet […]

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NASA’s New Horizons Spaceship Is Moving Ahead Of Pluto; More Discoveries Expected

Almost two years after monitoring and encountering with the last planet of the planetary system – Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is gearing up for moving beyond the planet for more adventurous discoveries. As per the programs of NASA, the next big adventure of the New Horizon will be to fly by the icy fringes […]

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NASA Describes Its Incredible Voyage from Earth to Pluto in a Spectacular Video

NASA, the US-based space agency knows how to soar the temperature in the space industry! With interval launches of images and teaser videos of different space missions, NASA has been giving the space enthusiasts some glimpses of the world beyond earth and the recent addition to this line-up is a colorful video on Pluto. NASA […]

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International scientists spot Earth-like snow and ice formations called ‘Penitentes’ on Pluto

A group of international scientists, for the first time, detect the existence of earth-like snow and ice formation on the dwarf planet Pluto. The scientists, by merging a model akin to what meteorologists employ to predict climate reports with a computer reproduction of the physics of dispersing ices, have successfully discovered the solid evidence of […]