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Hayabusa2 makes crater on asteroid
Posted: Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 8:53 AM ET (1253 GMT)
Hayabusa2 crater on Ryugu (JAXA) Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft succeeded in making a crater on the surface of the asteroid Ryugu. Images returned by the spacecraft showed that an impactor that it released earlier this month created a crater about 10 meters in diameter. The spacecraft will attempt to touch down in the crater to collect samples as soon as late May.
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