An artist's impression of Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft encountering Ultima Thule. Photo: AFP

Event Horizon: Nasa spacecraft makes history, flies past Ultima Thule 6.4 billion km from Earth

  • Nasa spacecraft New Horizons in historic fly-by of the farthest, and quite possibly the oldest, cosmic body ever explored by humankind
  • Ultima Thule is a cool mass roughly 32km long and shaped like a giant peanut
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An artist's impression of Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft encountering Ultima Thule. Photo: AFP
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