Most Particles In Hayabusa Explorer’s Capsule Originate From Asteroid

Tokyo, Japan (XNA) Nov 17, 2010 An analysis of some 1,500 particles found in the Hayabusa explorer’s capsule revealed that most of them originated from rocks on the asteroid Itokawa, according to the Japanese science and technology minister, Yoshiaki Takaki on Tuesday. It is the first time that a specimen of material from an asteroid has been obtained, the Kyodo News reported. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency


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