Spacecraft is first to bring asteroid dust to Earth

日期:2019-03-07 06:17:01 作者:陆杠 阅读:

DUST is often an irritant, but for a trouble-prone spacecraft it was the proof of a successful mission. The Japanese probe Hayabusa blasted off in 2003 with the aim of becoming the first spacecraft to bring material from an asteroid back to Earth. Despite many technical hitches, in 2005 it landed on the asteroid Itokawa and, several months later,