Hyper fast connection
Well, it is compared to the Movistar broadband contract I just ended.
It also seems to work continuously which is more than I can say anything Movistar.
The New Horizons spacecraft has continued its dribble of data back to Earth with a fresh image of Ultima Thule. The image was taken during New Horizon's 1 January 2019 flyby of Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 when the spacecraft was 4,200 miles away, seven minutes before the closest approach. Taken with the Multicolour Visible …
That what we are seeing are really fossils of giant rubber-duck like creatures that once thrived in the coldness of space itself? And that life on Earth therefore might have come from bacteria in rubber-duck poop that somehow fell to the surface?
On the BBC's "The Sky At Night" TV programme covering the Ultima Thule flyby, the mission person interviewed said that the aiming was so accurate the first detailed images received were only one pixel out from where they were expected to be. So the image could be what was actually taken.
(And if it was cropped, then the cropping was done by the spacecraft to save bandwidth.)
Either way, still impressive.
 Bar contrast, colour enhancement etc
As someone who since retirement is working on micro satellites that transmit with 200mW.... Getting ANY signal back from that distance is just utterly impressive. "The right stuff" indeed. Undersells. Hugely. Pause and consider the r^2 factor when r is O(60 billion km).
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