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Showing posts with label Ryugu. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ryugu. Show all posts

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Japanese Probe Makes Asteroid Touchdown After 4-Year Space Chase


Japanese Probe Makes Asteroid Touchdown After 4-Year Space Chase


Article Excerpt: "... Hayabusa 2’s project manager, Yuichi Tsuda, said at a briefing ahead of the landing. “This is pretty rudimentary, but we think it counts as a first step toward resource mining in space..."


Reference: www.bloomberg.com

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Japan space explorer arrives at asteroid to collect samples


Japan space explorer arrives at asteroid to collect samples


Article Excerpt: "... A Japanese space explorer arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3½-year journey and now begins its real work of trying to blow a crater to collect samples to eventually bring back to Earth ..."


Reference: www.foxnews.com