Welcome back everyone from our Summer Hiatus – we are all looking forward to another exciting year! We have made some minor format changes that we hope you will like, but we will continue to bring you fascinating special guests and, of course, cover the latest ground breaking news stories each week!
We are once again privileged to welcome Dr. Alan Stern, Principal Investigator on the New Horizons mission, to the Weekly Space Hangout. This week, Alan will bring us all up to date about what we have learned about Ultima Thule since New Horizons completed its flyby, as well as the prospects for yet another extension of this exciting mission!
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