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May 16, 2019
NASA's Odyssey spacecraft captures candy coloured image of Mars' moon PhobosThe snap was taken using an infrared camera during a full moon & could help future missions to Mars
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.
Apr 08, 2019
Stunning solar eclipse by Martian moons captured in images by NASA's Curiosity roverThe larger of Mars' moons, even manages to cast a shadow & darken the sky for a short period.
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.
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.
Mar 13, 2019
Toyota, JAXA to develop lunar rover that runs on fuel cell tech for 2029 missionThe manned rover could be a crucial part of a future international space probe program.