Hyabusa2 arrives at asteroid "Ryugu"

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Hyabusa2 arrives at asteroid "Ryugu"

Postby trpmb6 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:18 pm UTC

A Japanese space probe arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3 1/2-year journey to undertake a first-ever experiment: blow a crater in the rocky surface to collect samples and bring them back to Earth.

Hayabusa2 will send out a squat cylinder that will detonate above the asteroid, shooting a 2-kilogram (4.4-pound) copper projectile into it at high speed to make a crater.

Sounds like a preemptive strike to me.
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Re: Hyabusa2 arrives at asteroid "Ryugu"

Postby gd1 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:11 pm UTC

Ryugu... Hyabusa...

Ryu Hayabusa.

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