View Full Version : JAXA: Hayabusa Capsule Contains Particles, Maybe of Asteroid

2010-Oct-07, 10:20 PM
At a press conference yesterday, officials from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that they had “scraped up” a hundred or so particles of dust, perhaps grains of dust from the asteroid, Itokawa, inside the sample return capsule of the Hayabusa spacecraft. This is great news, as previous reports from JAXA indicated they weren’t [...]

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