December 05, 2020
Japan Spacecraft Approaches Earth to Drop Asteroid Samples
By Associated Press
The Hayabusa2’s samples are due to arrive home on Sunday, after a year-long journey back from the asteroid Ryugu.
July 12, 2019
In First, Japanese Space Probe Collects Underground Samples From Asteroid
By Mari Yamaguchi
Japan says its Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully landed on the asteroid and obtained soil samples.