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Arrokoth

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Arrokoth = The small Kuiper Belt object original designation (486958) 2014 MU69 — is the most distant and most primitive object ever explored by a spacecraft. … Arrokoth means means ““sky” in the Powhatan/Algonquian language. – NASA

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News from NASA
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ultima-in-view-nasa-s-new-horizons-makes-first-detection-of-kuiper-belt-flyby-target
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-horizons-next-target-just-got-a-lot-more-interesting

Elsewhere on the Web
https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/solar-system/a19422562/we-now-have-a-name-for-new-horizons-next-target-ultima-thule
https://theskylive.com/2014mu69-info

Arrokoth
https://earthsky.org/space/ultima-thule-renamed-to-avoid-nazi-link

Headlines
https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/02/details-pour-in-from-new-horizons-visit-to-a-kuiper-belt-object/
New Horizons Spacecraft Returns Its Sharpest Views of Ultima Thule
NASA Name – Newsweek
MU69 is the most distant object ever explored and NASA wants a better name for it
2014 MU69: Next Target for New Horizons – Space.com

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