Monday, 22 April 2019
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Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft just bombed an asteroid

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The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has shot an explosive projectile at the asteroid Ryugu to release dust and collect a sample

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Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult

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Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water

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The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth

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Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades

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Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear

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Japan’s Hayabusa 2 bags its first sample from the asteroid Ryugu

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A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on an asteroid and collected the first of three samples, raising hopes for the space mining industry

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Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe

Added: 20.04.2019 18:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation

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Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth

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Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have endangered life on the planet

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Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft just bombed an asteroid

Added: 20.04.2019 17:19 | 22 views | 0 comments

The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has shot an explosive projectile at the asteroid Ryugu to release dust and collect a sample

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Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era

Added: 18.04.2019 18:52 | 5 views | 0 comments

The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?

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Here's how we could turn an asteroid into a space station

Added: 18.04.2019 18:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Building a space station inside a rotating asteroid would make it easier to mine precious resources - but it might not happen for decades

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