In just a few hours I will depart for Maryland for New Horizons' New Years flyby of the Kuiper Belt Object (486958) 2014 MU69. Before I go, I thought I would re-tell some of the stories about how we came to know about this little world. pic.twitter.com/iE7f0KeFVK
I wrote a piece for NASA that tells some of these stories, and you can read it here: https://t.co/4YtNJy59g8
I'll be making some new illustrations as I go along here, so bear with me.
Hello Twitter. Today I would like to tell you about Henry. pic.twitter.com/3yCFuFrfBD
One evening, I was out front using the table saw to cut lumber to size for a new fireplace mantel. A smol and scruffy-looking fledgling blue jay flew onto the gutter above me and started demanding food. pic.twitter.com/5Mr4eXhfZw
More than anything, it seemed that it was parched. I put a bowl of water out while I continued working and the little birb started drinking like it hadn’t seen water in days. It was in the high 90s. pic.twitter.com/hU2TlroMBL