Saturday, December 06, 2014
Japan Launches Asteroid Mission
Source - NASA Science News for Dec. 4, 2014
On Dec. 3, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched its Hayabusa2 mission to rendezvous with an asteroid, land a small probe plus three mini rovers on its surface, and then return samples to Earth. NASA and JAXA are cooperating on the science of the mission.
The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/04dec_hayabusa2/