Latest News on Hayabusa 2
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Apr 04, 2019
JAXA's Hayabusa-2 probe prepares to make a dent, blast asteroid Ryugu for rocksThe asteroid is thought to have large amounts of organic matter & water from ~4.6 billion years ago.
Mar 25, 2019
Deadly asteroids headed for Earth are very difficult to detect — here's whyAn asteroid exploded in the sky & crashed into the ocean a year ago — and we found out just recently.
Mar 20, 2019
JAXA's 'pile of rubble' asteroid target may hold clues to source of Earth's waterRyugu's parent rock may have had way more water in the beginning & lost much of it to space.
Feb 22, 2019
Touchdown! Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft lands on distant asteroid to grab sampleThe complicated mission took less time than expected & seemed to complete with no trouble: JAXA.
Feb 21, 2019
JAXA's Hayabusa-2 hours away from its first landing attempt to mine asteroid RyuguThe attempt on Friday is one of three similar touchdowns planned for Hayabusa2's sampling mission.
Feb 07, 2019
Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe to finally land, starting mining asteroid Ryugu on 22 FebHayabusa-2 is approaching the milestone 3 years after it left Earth for the diamond-shaped asteroid.
Oct 03, 2018
Tiny asteroid lander MASCOT warms up for its bumpy landing onto asteroid RyuguMASCOT will have 16 hours after landing to take all the measurements it can from Ryugu’s surface.