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News Archive / Tagged: Kuiper Belt Objects

  • Two centaur missions proposed to NASA’s Discovery program

    Laurel KornfeldNovember 22nd, 2019

    NASA is considering two Discovery Program missions that would head to the deepest regions of our solar system to study far flung bodies that reside there.

  • New Horizons’ second target is formally named Arrokoth

    Laurel KornfeldNovember 15th, 2019

    The double-lobed Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) located one billion miles beyond Pluto and visited by the New Horizons spacecraft on January 1, 2019, has been officially named Arrokoth, which means sky in the Native American Powhatan/Algonquian language.