Sep 22, 2018

Japan’s rovers send pictures from asteroid

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space travel

Hayabusa-2:! Japan’s space agency (JAXA) has made history by successfully landing two robotic explorers on the surface of an asteroid. The two small “rovers”, which were despatched from the Hayabusa-2 spacecraft on Friday, will move around the 1km-wide space rock known as Ryugu. The asteroid’s low gravity means they can hop across it, capturing temperatures and images of the surface. “Both rovers are in good condition,” the agency confirmed on Saturday…here: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-45598156

Pictures have emerged from the surface of an asteroid after Japan landed two robotic rovers on it.

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