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We May All Be Aliens, And the Japanese Have the Scoop
We May All Be Aliens, And the Japanese Have the Scoop

16 Aug 2022, 13:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A new paper on the study of asteroid Ryugu shows the rock came from the outer solar system, and contains traces of elements needed for life to happen

 
Japan Finds Traces of Organic Matter on an Asteroid, The Building Blocks of Life on Earth
Japan Finds Traces of Organic Matter on an Asteroid, The Building Blocks of Life on Earth

14 Jun 2022, 09:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Japanese Space Agency publishes the first results of its research on asteroid Ryugu samples, initial details paint an incredible picture

 
Japan Lands Spacecraft on an Asteroid a Second Time, Photos Show the Alien World
Japan Lands Spacecraft on an Asteroid a Second Time, Photos Show the Alien World

12 Jul 2019, 08:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Hayabusa2 mission lands on Asteroid Ryugu for a second time, this time sends back more and much clearer photos of the asteroid surface

 
Japan Bombed an Asteroid and There’s Video to Prove It
Japan Bombed an Asteroid and There’s Video to Prove It

24 Apr 2019, 15:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Hayabusa2 drops a 2.5-kg copper projectile onto asteroid Ryugu to form a crater and collect sample that are to be sent to Earth

 
Japanese Robots Touch Down on Asteroid, Send Back Photos
Japanese Robots Touch Down on Asteroid, Send Back Photos

24 Sep 2018, 12:06 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Hayabusa2 mission is off to a flying start on the asteroid Ryugu, as this weekend two tiny robots landed on the rock