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Japanese robots sent pictures from the asteroid Ryuga




Two Japanese miniature MINERVA-II1A and MINERVA-II1B rovers landed on the surface of the Ryuga asteroid, which separated from the Hayabusa-2 space probe on 21 September.


Mission “Hayabusa-2” began in 2014. The task of the probe is to study the asteroid and deliver to the Earth samples of rocks from which it consists. It is planned that Hayabusa-2 will spend about a year and a half in orbit around Ryuga. The probe “Hayabusa-2” began landing landing vehicles on the asteroid Ryuga and 

Astronomers have chosen places to land on the asteroid Ryuga

 

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