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 »

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 »

The Hayabusa 2 Arrives Safely Close to Ryugu After Its 3.5-Year Journey

On 27 June, the Japanese spacecraft named Hayabusa 2 (‘peregrine falcon‘ in Japanese), arrived above the diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu, which is 300 million kilometers away from Earth. It has traveled for three-and-a-half... Read more »

Hayabusa 2 Space Probe Approaches Asteroid Ryugu And Sends Home Detailed Images

The Hayabusa 2 space probe from Japan has now entered the final leg of its mission, which started four and a half years ago. It has completed a course adjustment, and it’s... Read more »