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New Horizons is on its way to Ultima Thule, the most distant object a spacecraft has ever visited. And scientists have created the sugar component of DNA under extraterrestrial conditions.

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Sources:
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/2018/nh-ut-100days.html
http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Mission/Where-is-New-Horizons.php
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