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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft has departed from a faraway asteroid and begun its year-long journey back to Earth. The spacecraft left its orbit around Ryugu on Wednesday with samples of the asteroid in tow.




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Quite the mission. Good luck on the way home.

#1 | Posted by REDIAL at 2019-11-13 09:46 PM | Reply

#1 | Posted by REDIAL

Sure just root for the alien space monsters from the asteroid.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2019-11-13 10:21 PM | Reply

We managed to survive the Apollo missions.

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2019-11-13 10:39 PM | Reply

The existence of Hayabusa I was aware of, but I did not know that it had landed on the asteroid and lifted off again and that it is supposed to come all the way back! I assumed it would just stay after landing like when NASA landed on that comet.

#4 | Posted by grumpy_too at 2019-11-14 11:45 PM | Reply

It's coming back?

I saw this movie.

It did not end well.

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-11-15 12:03 PM | Reply

You mean 'The Andromeda Strain', eh?


#6 | Posted by OCUser at 2019-11-15 03:00 PM | Reply

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