Japan’s asteroid mission faces ‘breathtaking’ touchdown | Science

Hayabusa2 imaged its shadow throughout a rehearsal descent. JAXA YONAGO, JAPAN– Japan’s Hayabusa mission made history in 2010 for reminding Earth the very first samples ever gathered on anasteroid... Read more »

Japan’s new asteroid probe reaches its target after 3.2-billion-kilometer journey | Science

Ryugu, envisioned by a cam aboard Hayabusa 2 from a range of about 22 kilometers. JAXA, University of Tokyo & & partners SAGAMIHARA, JAPAN–After 3.5 years taking a trip... Read more »