Hayabusa2 Left a Dark Spot Where it Touched Down on Ryugu. Engineers Aren't Sure Why - Universe Today
March 07, 2019
On June 27th, 2018, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency‘s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 spacecraft rendezvoused with the asteroid 162173 Ryugu. Carrying on in the same tradition as its predecessor, Hayabusa2 recently conducted landing operations on the asteroid’s surface as part of the agency’s second sample-return mission from an asteroid. The landing took place on February 22nd, 2019, … Continue reading "Hayabusa2 Left a Dark Spot Where it Touched Down on Ryugu. Engineers Aren’t Sure Why"
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