Peter Griffin posted in asteroid • Hayabusa • JAXA • sample • space capsule on June 16th, 2010.
The Japanese space capsule, hopefully containing the first asteroid samples to be brought back to earth, has successfully landed in South Australia. The capsule was launched in 2003 and supposed to return in 2007 – technical issues delayed its arrival. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The capsule will return to Japan before scientists discover […]
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