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May 27, 2019
NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraftThe rocky surface of the asteroid has surprised scientists, they need help finding the perfect landing spot for OSIRIS-REx.
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.
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
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 23, 2018
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe successfully lands two rovers on asteroid RyuguThe rovers are together known as MINERVA-II1, the world's first mobile robot to land on an asteroid.
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