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Japan's asteroid probe is on its way back to Earth carrying valuable cargo – BGR

The Japanese space program JAXA achieved a lot in 2019. After successfully leading its asteroid probe Hayabusa2 into space rock Ryugu in late 2018, the team of scientists involved in the mission initiated a series of potentially dangerous stunts. including the firing of projectiles on the asteroids to collect samples. The mission had a number of challenges to overcome, especially …

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Japan's asteroid probe finally returns to Earth with its precious cargo

The Japanese Space Agency has declared the exploration phase of the Hayabusa2 mission over. Tomorrow, the overpowering spacecraft leaves Ryugu and returns to Earth to bring, hopefully, its asteroid samples. After a year and a half exploring the Ryugu asteroid, it's finally time for JAXA's Hayabusa2 spacecraft to return home. Tomorrow at 10:05 Japanese time (November 13), the probe receives …

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Cygnus Cargo Ship arrives at space station with cookie dough, mice and more

An unoccupied Cygnus cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Monday (4 November) to deliver more than 4 tons of fresh supplies, including cookie dough for a delicious experiment. Astronauts on the station used a robotic arm to kill the spacecraft Cygnus NG-12, called SS Alan Bean, in honor of Apollo 12 lunar Alan Bean, who died earlier …

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Antares launches Cygnus cargo spacecraft on first CRS-2 mission

WALLOPS ICELAND, Va. – A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station Nov. 2, The Antares 230 + rocket lifted off Pad 0-A at the Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport here at 9:59 am Eastern. The Cygnus spacecraft, named by Northrop Grumman the S.S. Alan Bean after the late Apollo-era …

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SpaceX plans to land the spaceship on the Moon before 2022 and then carry 2024 cargo flights for the human landing – TechCrunch

SpaceX, President and COO Gwynne Shotwell, gave a brief series of interviews with space companies at this year's International Astronautical Congress, providing insights into their company's current missionary spacecraft spacecraft mission. Starship which is currently being developed in parallel by SpaceX at its locations in South Texas and Florida, is said to be a universal successor and replacement for Falcon …

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Cargo spacecraft docking at the space station

An unmanned Japanese cargo ship has docked at the International Space Station. Kounotori 8 was launched on September 25 from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture. After approaching the space station in orbit at an altitude of approximately 400 kilometers, the cargo spacecraft was hit by a robotic arm operated by an astronaut. The docking took place on Sunday, …

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Japan today launches an unmanned cargo ship to the space station. Watch live

An unfurled Japanese supply ship will be brought to the International Space Station today (September 24) after a two-week delay due to a launch ramp fire, and you can follow the launch live on-line. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will do this Launch the unmanned spacecraft HTV-8 (also known as Kounotori8) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan on …

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