NASA Selects Next Target for New Horizons Spacecraft: 2014 MU69

The next destination for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is a Kuiper Belt object known as 2014 MU69. 2014 MU69, nicknamed PT1 (Potential Target 1), is a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) about 4.1 billion miles from the Sun and about half a billion miles from Pluto. It was discovered on 26 June 2014 by the [...] —> Read More