Hayabusa 2 Surveys Ryugu For Possible Subsurface Sample Grab

Credit: Hayabusa2: JAXA
HOUSTON—The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is set to descend close to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu this week to deploy a target marker for the potential collection of subsurface material exposed during an early April crater-producing impact.The spacecraft...

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