August 2, 2021

Live coverage: Hayabusa 2 asteroid sample return capsule lands in Australia


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Live coverage of the return of Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission to Earth carrying samples collected from asteroid Ryugu. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Video of sample capsule landing

Video of sample capsule separation


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