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The flyby of Ultima Thule was the farthest exploration of an object in history - nearly 6.4 billion km from Earth.(HT Photo)

Most distant space object looks like man in meditation

By Indo Asian News Service | Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Called “2014 MU69”, the object -- detailed of which are published in the May 17 issue of journal Science -- looks like a human being sitting in a meditative pose, an ancient relic from the era of planet formation.
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NASA’s Ralph -- a space instrument that has travelled as far as Pluto -- is set to explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids.(AFP)
NASA’s Ralph -- a space instrument that has travelled as far as Pluto -- is set to explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids.(AFP)

This NASA space instrument set to visit Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids

By Press Trust of India | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 07:13 PM IST
NASA’s Ralph -- a space instrument that has travelled as far as Pluto -- is set to explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids, which are remnants from the early days of the solar system.
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