Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe makes touchdown on asteroid

Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully touched down for the second time on the asteroid Ryugu. The successful touch down is the second for the space probe. In February, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft had successfully touched down on the asteroid Ryugu. It had then collected some surface fragments. Hayabusa 2 is a Japanese spacecraft launched in December 2014… Continue reading Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe makes touchdown on asteroid

Japan to make crater on asteroid

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has said that its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will drop an explosive on the asteroid Ryugu to make a crater. It would do so collect underground samples for possible clues to the origin of the solar system. In February, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft had successfully touched down on the boulder-rich asteroid Ryugu. It… Continue reading Japan to make crater on asteroid