Posted by: APO | 1 August 2018

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) sends Scientists to Senegal to Capture Occultation to Further New Horizons Space Mission

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is sending a team of over 30 U.S. scientists and 21 mobile telescopes to Senegal for a unique astronomical opportunity to view a stellar occultation (when an object passes in front of a star) of a new Kuiper Belt Object, known as Ultima Thule, as part of NASA’s New Horizons space mission. Working in partnership with U.S. Embassy Dakar and… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/national-aeronautics-and-space-administration-nasa-sends-scientists-to-senegal-to-capture-occultation-to-further-new-horizons-space-mission?lang=en


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