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Bright rocks on Ryugu reveal the asteroid’s violent past
The finding helps uncover how these space rocks form.
Clumps of bacteria could spread life between planets
A unique trick could let microbes zip from Earth to Mars, for example, and survive the trek.
These lunar rover tires mimic camel hooves for maximum traction on the moon
Bridgestone’s concept moon tires won’t go flat.
Hayabusa Probe Returns to Earth in Fiery Display, Hopefully Carrying First Asteroid Samples
A plucky Japanese probe burned up in a spectacular fireworks display Sunday, celebrating the end of a mission that found … Continued
Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid
And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission.
This toaster-sized asteroid rover accomplished more in 17 hours than you will in your life
MASCOT had one job, and it did great!
A Japanese spacecraft is zooming towards an asteroid shaped like a gemstone
It’s getting closer all the time.
Cassini just smashed into Saturn’s atmosphere. What comes next for solar system exploration?
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
Japan’s Space Telescope Officially Declared Dead