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Astro Bob: Hayabusa 2 Probe to fire a bullet Into an asteroid today — watch it live

The first attempt to gather a sample from the carbon-rich asteroid Ryugu happens today. The spacecraft will fire a special bullet into the asteroid and stand by to collect the pieces!...

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Photo credit: Akihiro Ikeshita / JAXA
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The first attempt to gather a sample from the carbon-rich asteroid Ryugu happens today. The spacecraft will fire a special bullet into the asteroid and stand by to collect the pieces!

Read more at astrobob.areavoices.com .

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