Japanese space capsule carrying asteroid samples lands in Australia

MELBOURNE: Japan has retrieved a space probe from Australia’s remote outback after a six-year mission that may help reveal more about the origins of the planets. A small capsule from the unmanned Hayabusa2, carrying the first extensive samples of dust

NASA probe touches down on asteroid Bennu in historic mission

MIAMI (AFP): After a four-year journey, NASA’s robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface to collect rock and dust samples in a precision operation 200 million miles (330 million kilometers) from Earth. The so-called “Touch-And-Go” or