Hayabusa-2

Hayabusa2

Paul Rincon

Science editor, BBC News website

The Hayabusa-2 spacecraft sends back images of the crater made when it detonated an explosive charge on the asteroid it is exploring.

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Hayabusa 2

Paul Rincon

Science editor, BBC News website

A new image from Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week.

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Asteroid pioneers: The team who put rovers on a space rock
Japan's space agency Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is the first one to place robot rovers on an asteroid's surface.