JAXA Awaits Word Of Hayabusa 2 Landers’ Fate

Credit: JAXA
Japan’s robotic asteroid explorer, Hayabusa 2, dipped to within 55 meters of its distant destination, Ryugu, early Sept. 21 to release two small surface rover/hoppers, the first in a sequence of planned interactions with the carbonaceous planetary object whose primordial features could help to...

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