View Full Version : Hayabusa Sample Return Canister Opened, Contains Material

2010-Jul-06, 06:20 PM
The sample return canister from the Hayabusa spacecraft has been opened, and does contain a small amount of dust particles, according to the JAXA website. This is very encouraging news! However, it is not yet known if the dust is from the asteroid Itokawa, where Hayabusa briefly touched down, or if it could be from [...]

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