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Japan’s Hayabusa Asteroid Probe Hits Snag In Practice Landing Run

Potential landing spots for the Hayabusa asteroid probe.
A close-up on one of the various spots the Hayabusa probe is surveying on the asteroid Itokawa for a prospective landing site. (Image credit: JAXA/ISAS)

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