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The two landers will hop around Ryugu to take pictures and measure temperatures. [Read More]
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Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has lowered two small rovers onto an asteroid in an epic mission to study the distant space rock. [Read More]
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JAPAN'S Hayabusa2 spacecraft has attempted to drop two tiny rovers onto the surface of Asteroid Ryugu, the Japanese space agency (JAXA) has revealed. [Read More]
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The Hayabusa 2 mission is visiting an asteroid 200 million miles from Earth to collect samples. The mission profile involves a lot of robots, bullets,... [Read More]
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A JAPANESE spacecraft has sent two rovers on a mission to land on an asteroid in deep space in an audacious attempt to shed light... [Read More]
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Japan's Hayabusa 2 probe has released its two miniature robotic landers toward the target asteroid Ryugu. [Read More]
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This morning, a Japanese space probe deposited two tiny rovers on an asteroid nearly 200 million miles from Earth. The vehicle is Hayabusa2, and the... [Read More]
Officials believe the spaceship Hayabusa-2 has put rovers on an asteroid's surface, making history. [Read More]
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Skyscrapers have gotten taller, more expensive, and a lot more elaborate over the past few decades. Some of the most recent designs incorporate wild... [Read More]
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In astronomy news this week: TESS finds its first exoplanet — a super-Earth around nearby star Pi Mensae — and astronomers watch an asteroid hide... [Read More]
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Each rover weighs about a kilogram and will bounce across the asteroid's surface. [Read More]
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SPACE robots from Japan have made history by landing on the surface of an asteroid for the first time. A spacecraft called Hayabusa-2 is in... [Read More]
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Officials believe the spaceship Hayabusa-2 has put rovers on an asteroid's surface, making history. [Read More]
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Machines will survey rock's features, while an 'impactor' blasts a crater in the surface to try to find out whether elements from space helped life... [Read More]
Has asteroid defense finally arrived? — Space Force 'arm wrestling'... [Read More]
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A Japanese spacecraft released two small rovers on an asteroid in a mission that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system. [Read More]
Japan is in the process of landing two unmanned rovers on a distant asteroid, according to tweets from the country's space agency, nearing completion of... [Read More]
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Japan is in the process of landing two unmanned rovers on a distant asteroid, according to tweets from the country's space agency, nearing completion of... [Read More]
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soaring as high as 15 metres (49 feet) and staying in the air for as long as 15 minutes... [Read More]
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Originally designed to test a dozen new technologies including the use of an ion engine for spacecraft propulsion, Deep Space 1 far outstripped its primary... [Read More]
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