December 17, 2018

Live coverage: MASCOT lander begins exploring asteroid Ryugu


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Live coverage of the final descent and landing of MASCOT, a miniature robot developed in Germany and France carried aboard Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft exploring asteroid Ryugu. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

Check this page for live updates during MASCOT’s missing at Ryugu.


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