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Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully on Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system. “The touchdown is successful,” spokesman Takayuki Tomobe from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The successful touchdown was greeted with cheering and applause in the […]

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