‘Failure is part of the game’: Indian spacecraft presumed lost after moon landing attempt | Science

The Vikram lander was expected to launch a briefcase-size rover from its stomach. ISRO India’s attempt to land near the south pole of the moon, part of the Chandrayaan-2... Read more »

In a first, a Japanese spacecraft appears to have collected samples from inside an asteroid | Science

Engineers and service technicians in Sagamihara, Japan, cheer for Hayabusa2’s effective 2nd goal on the asteroid Ryugu. ISAS/JAXA  Japan’s Hayabusa2 effectively finished its 2nd goal on the asteroid Ryugu and most likely... Read more »

A Japanese spacecraft may have just blown a crater in a distant asteroid | Science

An artist’s impression programs a projectile striking asteroid Ryugu, with a little satellite bring 2 electronic cameras in the foreground. JAXA Japan’s Hayabusa2 objective continued its extraordinary expeditions today by... Read more »

NASA spacecraft readies for New Year’s rendezvous with primordial object far beyond Pluto | Science

An artist’s representation of MU69, likewise referred to as Ultima Thule, a planetary system body about to be gone to by the New Horizons spacecraft NASA/ Johns Hopkins University... Read more »