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May 03, 2019
Japanese Hayabusa mission to collect samples found water on the asteroid ItokawaScientists have found water content in the parent body after analysing the collected samples from Hayabusa
Apr 26, 2019
Hayabusa2 fires explosive to create artificial crater on Ryugu asteroid to study solar systemJapan's spacecraft Hayabusa2 has created a crater in the surface of the asteroid Ryugu after bombing it.
Apr 24, 2019
Japanese space agency releases visuals of Hayabusa2 spacecraft bombing asteroid RyuguJAXA releases images that show details of the pockmarked surface of the asteroid that Hayabusa2 bombed.
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.
Mar 19, 2019
Japan's Hayabusa2 to drop an explosive on an asteroid to study its historyHayabusa2 is scheduled to leave the asteroid at the end of 2019 and bring underground samples.
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.
Oct 03, 2018
Touchdown! Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft releases MASCOT lander on asteroid RyuguHayabasu2 will hover over an artificial crater and collect samples from MASCOT using an extended arm.
Sep 29, 2018
Asteroid Ryugu's rubbly surface gets captured in close-ups by two jumping roversThe rovers, each about the size of a circular cookie tin, don’t have wheels but jump around the asteroid.
Sep 21, 2018
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe sends tiny hopping robots towards massive asteroidIf successful, the rovers will conduct the first moving, robotic study of an asteroid surface.
Jun 27, 2018
Japan space probe Hayabusa2 reaches asteroid Ryugu in search for origin of lifeHayabusa 2 has reached an asteroid 300 million kilometres away to collect information about the birth of the solar system