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Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid probe that packs in the space-rock bag for return to Earth

A picture taken by the space probe Hayabusa2, after the second sampling period.

The japanese space probe Hayabusa2, is packed in the capsule that will ferry the precious space, with rock cargo to be returned to Earth in preparation to leave the asteroid Ryugu later in the year.

It is just a single step, provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) spacecraft as the agency has changed the attention paid to the return phase of the mission.

Hayabusa2 is a graduate of the second and the last sampling to maneuver in mid-July. The endeavor is the accomplishment that means most likely that the spacecraft will be three-room and sample storage mechanism, it is filled with bits and pieces of the rock, both on the surface and in the interior of the Ryugu.

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Today’s (Aug. 26), JAXA confirmed that the sample chamber is stored in the re-entry capsule, which is the only part of the spacecraft to return to Earth. That’s a capsule and it should be coming home at the end of the year 2020.

On the return trip, the re-entry capsule will be making its way through the Earth’s atmosphere to land in the Woomera Protected Area in South Australia’s outback. Japan is working with Australia to obtain approval for the installation of a new antenna for the tracking of the capsule’s location, and the gathering of the capsule, according to JAXA.

Earlier this month, has agreed to also be heard on one of the hop roversthat Hayabusa2 used to Ryugu surface at the end of September. According to the JAXA press materials, both of which funnel is awake, and the mission of the team is to consider what to do with them.

The main space probe Hayabusa2 carries a small rover called MINERVA-II2, which the team plans to implement later this fall; a dress rehearsal is scheduled for Sept. 5.

That is, the deployment of the spacecraft’s final mission before returning to Earth for a year-long trip to a shopping cart, are costly, space-rock and load it to the house to make the scholars very much looking forward to the special episode, by the year 2020.

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The original article Space.com.

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