July 2, 2022


Race to the Galaxies starts here

Live coverage: Hayabusa 2 set to return asteroid samples to Earth[

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Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission returns to Earth Saturday after a six-year mission to collect samples from asteroid Ryugu. The mission’s sample return capsule is scheduled to land in the Australian outback around 12:47 p.m. EST (1747 GMT) Saturday.

Live coverage of the return of Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission to Earth carrying samples collected from asteroid Ryugu. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Video of sample capsule landing

Video of sample capsule separation

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