Asteroid Ryugu Suspicion Confirmed by Hayabusa-2 MASCOT Lander

Some C-class asteroids like the so-called asteroid Ryugu and many mone consist of more fragile and porous materials, as revealed by Hayabusa-2 MASCOT lander. As these small fragments enter the atmosphere, they... Read more »

Hayabusa-2 Completed Its Second Touchdown On Asteroid Ryugu

On 11th of July, a select spacecraft completed another touchdown operation on an asteroid. We are talking about the Hayabusa-2 space probe, and if you want to see it in action on... Read more »

Hayabusa-2 Landed On Asteroid​ Ryugu ​To Collect Rock Samples

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 rover has successfully made a smooth landing on the asteroid Ryugu’s surface. The prove landed at 21:06 ET, on Wednesday, July the 10th. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched... Read more »

Hayabusa 2 Prepares For A Touchdown On Asteroid Ryugu

The Hayabusa 2 mission will enter a new stage soon as the team prepares for another touchdown. The spacecraft landed on Asteroid Ryugu back in April when it used an explosive impactor... Read more »

Japanese Hayabusa-2 Spacecraft Tossed a Bomb at Asteroid Ryugu

This year a lot of incredible things had happened by now, a lot of discoveries have been made; we have even lived to see how a black hole looks like. But what... Read more »

Japan’s Rovers on Asteroid Ryugu Send More Images and a Video

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Hayabusa2 has released two rovers on 21 September to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu. The names of the rovers are Minerva-II1A and Minerva-II1B. After a... Read more »

Hayabusa-2’s Robotic Rovers Sent The First Images of Asteroid Ryugu

Japan’s space agency (JAXA) made a significant breakthrough after its asteroid-sampling space probe Hayabusa-2 successfully deployed two robotic explorers on the surface of the asteroid Ryugu. The small rovers will travel around the 1-km-wide... Read more »

Hayabusa2 Update: Two Mini-Robots Dropped Towards the Ryugu Asteroid

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) stated on Friday that their space probe Hayabusa2 was preparing to release two rovers that would explore the Ryugu Asteroid. These small robots will collect minerals... Read more »

Hayabusa-2 Set For Landing On The Asteroid Ryugu

JAXA, the Japanese space agency, has just scheduled the future phases of the Hayabusa-2 mission on asteroid Ryugu. The spacecraft reached its target in June after a journey of 3,5 years. JAXA... Read more »

Choosing a Landing Spot on Asteroid Ryugu: Japan’s Hayabusa2 Mission Carries On

Japan’s scout on board of Hayabusa2 will land on the Asteroid Ryugu, according to the last official announcement on 23 August. The spacecraft has for some time approached the asteroid and looked... Read more »