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Old 22-02-2019, 01:51 PM
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Cool Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully lands on asteroid Ryugu

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JAXA's Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully landed on the potentially-hazardous asteroid Ryugu just before 3 p.m. PT on Feb. 22 to a spattering of applause and high-fives.
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Notably, Hayabusa2 is fitted with more than one bullet -- it's actually a three-chambered space-gun! That gives Hayabusa2 another two chances to kick up more debris from Ryugu and potentially grab even more samples. Ryugu is expected to return to Earth in 2020.
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https://www.cnet.com/news/japans-hay...steroid-ryugu/
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