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Bringing soil samples back from asteroids

The decade to which we just said goodbye witnessed some fantastic advances in space exploration. Not only did we increase our understanding of other planets in our Solar System (like Jupiter, Saturn a...

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Space news: Landing on an asteroid, visiting Mercury and collecting solar data

On December 3, 2014, Jaxa, the Japanese space agency launched its asteroid sample return mission, Hayabusa 2. The spacecraft approached the asteroid Ryugu on June 27, 2018 and is now at a distance of ...