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Japan's Hayabusa2 Mission Envisioned

Credit: JAXA/Akihiro Ikeshita
An artist's illustration of Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft arriving at asteroid 1999 JU3 in 2018. The mission launches in 2014 to collect samples of the asteroid and return them to Earth.
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