Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe returns its asteroid sample to Earth
Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe has successfully returned an asteroid sample to Earth more than a year after first touching down on Ryugu. JAXA has confirmed that the sample capsule touched down in Australia in the early morning of December 6th local time.
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Astronomers spot a strange, first-of-its-kind asteroid near Jupiter
There’s still plenty of opportunity for astronomers to discover strange new objects.
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See every square foot of asteroid Bennu, Earth’s little frenemy
According to NASA, “this is the highest resolution at which a planetary body has been globally mapped.
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