How Hubble helped Ultima Thule - Orbit 12.01

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The New Horizons flyby of Ultima Thule is an amazing extension of the spacecrafts original mission -- But did you know that almost didn't happen? Find out how Hubble saved the day thanks to a creative use of director's discretion.

No more launch minutes! Those are moving to their own segments that will be released on Fridays prior to the show! Live shows will be conversations with guest interviewees and guest hosts!

Topics covered today:Ultima Thule MissionChina's Chang'e-4 mission on the far side of the moonLaunchPad Astronomy with Christian Ready - @launchpadastro

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