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The Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft returned to Earth on Sunday, landing in the remote Australian outback.
The space and astronomy worlds have June 13 circled on the calendar.
PALMDALE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of astronomers from NASA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and other organizations are flying to the other side of the world for a front row seat and a rare opportunity to study a spacecraft's targeted fiery descent through Earth's atmosphere. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A Douglas DC-8 airborne laboratory departed yesterday evening from NASA's Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility at...
A planeload of scientists and specialized instruments aboard NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory is scheduled to depart NASAâ€™s Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility at Palmdale, Calif, for Australia Tuesday evening, June 8, to catch a glimpse of the fiery return of a Japanese spacecraft to Earth on June 13.
Japanese asteroid probe Hayabusa has now been placed on course to land in Australia for its return to Earth.
The Hayabusa Japanese spacecraft, which is designed to return samples from an asteroid back to Earth, has completed an important step on its journey back.
Japan successfully launched its Venus probe and a kite-shaped â€œspace yachtâ€ early Friday for a two-year mission to study the planet Venus and its climate.
Japanese officials said on Tuesday that they have postponed the launch of a rocket set to carry an experimental "space yacht" propelled by solar particles.
The Japanese are about to launch a mission to Venus to study the planetâ€™s weather and to search for signs of lightning and active volcanoes, and will also deploy a number of other experiments.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced plans to launch a solar-powered 'space yacht'--the first of its kind.
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