Home / Tag Archives: Hayabusa2

Tag Archives: Hayabusa2

Japan's Hayabusa2 returns to Earth with asteroid specimens

Hayabusa2 left the asteroid on November 13, 10:05 am Japanese time (November 12, 8:05 pm EST). It took pictures of Ryugu when it moved away and will take more pictures of the asteroid in the next five days. The spaceship flies off slowly, so that the asteroid in the pictures is gradually getting smaller, which is regularly uploaded to the …

Read More »

The Japanese space probe Hayabusa2 has just shot a tiny rover on the asteroid Ryugu

MINERVA-II2, captured immediately after separation. JAXA The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 has been hunting down the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu since its launch in December 2014 and is approaching space rock. During the chase, it has deployed two rovers on Ryugu's surface and blasted a hole in Ryugu's surface to collect samples with a tiny cannonball . His new mission feels like …

Read More »

The Japanese space probe Hayabusa2 has just shot a tiny rover on the asteroid Ryugu

MINERVA-II2, captured immediately after separation. JAXA The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 has been hunting down the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu since its launch in December 2014 and is approaching space rock. During the chase, it has deployed two rovers on Ryugu's surface and blasted a hole in Ryugu's surface to collect samples with a tiny cannonball . His new mission feels like …

Read More »

Look out below! Japan's Hayabusa2 drops target marker on Asteroid Ryugu

Japan's spaceship exploring asteroid has done its last job before it went home – and it also made a skilful image. The Hayabusa2 Mission has been investigating a space rock called Ryugu for more than a year. During this time, the spacecraft collected samples of the rock created an artificial crater and released three small robots for exploration of Ryugu's …

Read More »

Japan's Hayabusa2 asteroid probe grabs its space-rock bag for its return to Earth

An image taken by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft after the second sampling procedure. (Image: © JAXA, Tokyo University, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute of Technology, Meiji University, Aizu University and AIST) Japan's spacecraft Hayabusa2 packed the capsule that will bring its precious space cargo back to earth to prepare for it. Leave the asteroid Ryugu later this year. …

Read More »

View Japan's Hayabusa2 landing on Asteroid Ryugu in this exciting video

An incredible new animation by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the spacecraft Hayabusa2 making its second landing on July 11 . The animation is played at 10x the speed of the spaceship, which touches down on the asteroid Ryugu and then retreats. Hayabusa2 recorded the video of the touchdown with his Cam-H monitor camera, which shows the vehicle's …

Read More »

JAXA's Hayabusa2 probe had a perfect landing on the asteroid Ryugu

The hawk has landed. The Hayabusa2 probe from JAXA (Hayabusa is Japanese in "Hawk") not only landed on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples on Thursday, but also perfect. Hayabusa2 lands on the asteroid for the second time on Thursday Ryugu landed on Space Rock in February. Then it shot a bullet into the object to raise dust, which it …

Read More »