Asteroid

10.11.18
Hayabusa2 probe landing delayed due to rugged asteroid surface
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Hayabusa2 probe landing delayed due to rugged asteroid surface

The landing will happen in January, rather than later this month.

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07.02.18
The wreckage of a few ancient planets formed the asteroid belt
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The wreckage of a few ancient planets formed the asteroid belt

A new study finds 85 percent of the asteroid belt came from five or six planetoids.

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06.27.18
Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 has reached its asteroid target
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Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 has reached its asteroid target

Now, the spacecraft will map Ryugu's surface before touching down.

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04.01.18
NASA's latest tech investments include shapeshifters and biobots
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NASA's latest tech investments include shapeshifters and biobots

It wants machines that can explore many corners of the Solar System.

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