Hayabusa2 Rovers Successfully Explore Asteroid Ryugu
October 11, 2018
After deploying a trio of small rovers to explore asteroid Ryugu, Japan’s Hayabusa2 mothership is poised to descend to the asteroid’s surface itself late this month to begin collecting samples for return to Earth. Launched in December 2014, Hayabusa2—whose shadow on the surface of the 0.6-mi-long (1...
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