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Storm Area 51: US Air Force gives warning against breaking into top-secret base to 'see them aliens'

The Independent - Thu 18 Jul 19

'Any attempt to illegally access the area is highly discouraged'

Lunar eclipse time tonight: When and where to see Moon go dark on Apollo 11 anniversary today

The Independent - Tue 16 Jul 19

Full moon will be plunged a deep red – 50 years to the day since astronauts set off to explore it for the first time

Small fragments of carbon-rich asteroids too fragile to survive atmospheric entry

Phys.org - Tue 16 Jul 19

Ryugu and other asteroids of the common "C-class" consist of more porous material than was previously thought. Small fragments of their material are therefore too fragile to survive entry into ...

Lunar eclipse to arrive alongside Apollo 11 Moon landing anniversary as sky goes dark in rare sight

The Independent - Mon 15 Jul 19

Event comes 50 years to the day after humanity set out for the lunar surface

Storm Area 51: More than a million people sign up on Facebook to break into top-secret facility despite US military warnings

The Independent - Mon 15 Jul 19

Event is growing by hundreds of thousands of people each day

Storm Area 51: Are alien-hunters really planning to 'raid' the US military base?

The Independent - Mon 15 Jul 19

'We would discourage anyone from trying to come into the area'

Japanese Asteroid Mission Touches Down on Ryugu, Collects Sample

Discover Magazine - Thu 11 Jul 19

Hayabusa2 has successfully collected its second sample from the surface of asteroid Ryugu. (Credit: Illustration by Akihiro Ikeshita (C), JAXA) Hayabusa2’s encounters with asteroid Ryugu ...

Japanese asteroid mission touches down on Ryugu, collects sample, Astronomy.com - Thu 11 Jul 19

Hayabusa2 may have just snagged bits of asteroid Ryugu’s insides

ScienceNews - Thu 11 Jul 19

In its second sampling attempt, Hayabusa2 became the first spacecraft to try to pick up some of an asteroid’s guts.

Hayabusa 2 lands on distant asteroid and collects another sample

Newscientist - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan's spacecraft Hayabusa 2 has again successfully landed on a distant asteroid and completed its mission of collecting underground samples

Japanese Hayabusa2 spacecraft lands on distant asteroid before flying back to Earth to reveal mysteries of universe

The Independent - Thu 11 Jul 19

Probe fired a space cannon into the rock to form a crater for it to sit in

Hayabusa2: the asteroid probe seeking solar system secrets

Phys.org - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe made its second touchdown on a distant asteroid on Thursday, in a bid to collect mineral samples that could reveal more about the solar system's evolution.

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes 'perfect' touchdown on asteroid

Phys.org - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe made a "perfect" touchdown Thursday on a distant asteroid, collecting samples from beneath the surface in an unprecedented mission that could shed light on the origins ...

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes 'perfect' touchdown on asteroid, SpaceDaily - Thu 11 Jul 19

Hayabusa-2: Japanese spacecraft lands for final asteroid mission

BBC News - Thu 11 Jul 19

The Hayabusa-2 craft will pick up fresh space rock that could help explain how the universe evolved.

Japanese spacecraft to probe asteroid’s guts for first time

Nature News - Wed 10 Jul 19

Nature, Published online: 10 July 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02136-zHayabusa2 prepares to collect material from inside asteroid Ryugu in finale manoeuvre.

Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown

Phys.org - Wed 10 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system.

Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown, SpaceDaily - Wed 10 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa2 makes history by successfully collecting samples from distant asteroid Ryugu

Techspot - Fri 12 Jul 19

JAXA's Hayabusa2 project is an asteroid sample-return mission like NASA's OSIRIS-REx. While the latter's destination is the Bennu asteroid, the Japanese probe is meant to collect samples from ...

Japan just landed a shuttle on an asteroid

ZME Science - Fri 12 Jul 19

It's a remarkable achievement.

Hayabusa2 lands on an asteroid and sends back amazing pictures to prove it

TechCrunch - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa2 mission to the asteroid Ryugu is an ambitious one to begin with, and the team recently made the decision to up the stakes with a second touchdown on the space rock's surface. ...

Hayabusa2 Probe Collects Second Sample From Asteroid Ryugu

Extremetech - Thu 11 Jul 19

The spacecraft gathered samples from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu earlier this year, and it bombed the asteroid a few months later. Now, the probe has taken another trip to the surface ...

Japan’s Hayabusa2 Successful In Collecting Samples From Asteroid

Ubergizmo - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan has claimed a world first with its Hayabusa 2 probe which made a “perfect” touchdown today on a distant asteroid. Not only that, but the Hayabusa2 probe also collected samples ...

Japans Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

Gizmodo - Thu 11 Jul 19

Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission that could yield important new insights ...

Touchdown! Incredible Photos Show 2nd Asteroid Landing by Japan's Hayabusa2

SPACE.com - Thu 11 Jul 19

The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 made a second touchdown on an asteroid called Ryugu last night (July 10) in a carefully choreographed maneuver — and the photos are incredible.

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 Collects Second Sample From Asteroid Ryugu

Geek.com - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft successfully landed on asteroid Ryugu and completed its second sample collection. (Photo Credit: HAYABUSA2@JAXA / Twitter) Japan’s ...

Japanese spacecraft grabs second asteroid sample near blasted crater

The Verge - Thu 11 Jul 19

A Japanese spacecraft has snagged a sample of dust from an asteroid zooming through space more than 151 million miles from Earth. It’s the second sample that this vehicle has grabbed ...

Boop! Japanese Spacecraft Grabs Second Sample from Asteroid Ryugu

SPACE.com - Wed 10 Jul 19

It looks like Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has snagged its second souvenir from asteroid Ryugu, marking one of the last major milestones of the probe's visit.

Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft just completed a historic asteroid landing - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 10 Jul 19

The asteroid-chasing spacecraft pulled off another daring heist, scooping up samples from near-Earth asteroid Ryugu.

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe attempts its final asteroid landing at 9:15 PM ET

Engadget - Wed 10 Jul 19

Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making ...

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Will Sample Asteroid Ryugu Tonight! Here's How to Watch

SPACE.com - Wed 10 Jul 19

A Japanese spacecraft is aiming to grab the first pristine sample of an asteroid to bring back to Earth tonight (July 10), and you can watch it approach the target now.

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 Prepares to Land on Asteroid Ryugu for Second Sample Collection

Geek.com - Wed 10 Jul 19

Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft. (Photo Credit: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Earlier this year, Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft made its first ...

Japan's Hayabusa-2 completes second asteroid touchdown, collects another sample

UPI - Thu 11 Jul 19

Japan's asteroid-circling probe successfully executed a second touchdown on Thursday, collecting another sample from the surface of the space rock.

MASCOT Confirms What Scientists Have Long Suspected

SpaceDaily - Thu 18 Jul 19

Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jul 17, 2019 Ryugu and other asteroids of the common 'C-class' consist of more porous material than was previously thought. Small fragments of their material are therefore ...

Hayabusa-makes completes second asteroid touchdown to collect samples

SpaceDaily - Fri 12 Jul 19

Washington (UPI) Jul 11, 2019 Japan's asteroid-circling probe successfully executed a second touchdown on Thursday, collecting another sample from the surface of the space rock. "The state ...

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe makes touchdown on asteroid

The Hindu - Thu 11 Jul 19

It will collect samples from beneath the surface of Ryugu as part of an effort to understand the origins of the solar system

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year

SpaceDaily - Wed 10 Jul 19

Washington (UPI) Jul 9, 2019 Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every ...