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n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Asteroid sample being returned to Earth : news notes

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Abstract

At the time when virtually every soccer fan on Earth's attention will be focused on South Africa, a Japanese spacecraft with a very precious load is scheduled to make a parachute landing in Australia. On board this JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) probe, Hayabusa, is potentially the first ever rock sample from an asteroid.

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2009-04-01
2016-12-05
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