Touchdown: Japan space probe just launched a new robot onto an asteroid

Credit: DNA- Published on October 3, 2018
A Japanese probe launched a new observation robot towards an asteroid on Wednesday as it pursues a mission to shed light on the origins of the solar system. The Hayabusa2 probe launched the French-German Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout, or MASCOT, towards the Ryugu asteroid's surface, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)...

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Published on October 1, 2018 -  00:49
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