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Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 successfully landed on a distant asteroid Ryug, reporting Guardian through agencies. The machine, like the refrigerator, will try to identify as much as possible the evolution of the solar system on the surface of the cosmic body., in particular by sampling.
The probe was built by JAXA Japanese Aerospace Research Agencyand landing successfully landed.
[PPTD] July 11 at 10:51 am JST: Gate 5. The condition of the spacecraft is normal, and the landing sequence has been executed as scheduled. Tsuga's project manager said that the second landing was successful!
– HAYABUSA2 @ JAXA (@ haya2e_jaxa) July 11, 2019
The goal of the ambitious mission is to learn as much as possible about the origins and first moments of the solar system. The probe will try to find intact and non-public materials that will help us figure out what it looked like 4.6 billion years ago.
However, the Japanese car will also drill under the surface of the asteroid and for the first time in historical terms will go down. Under the surface, the Japanese probe penetrates the surface with the help of a special "rocket", fired from the top by an asteroid and causes a smaller crater.
We write "Raketu" in the legs, as it is 5 grams. However, at a speed of over 1050 kilometers per hour and at the landing site, Lothel was so hit that the probe was enough.
The first photo from the surface of the asteroid
The Hayabusa2 spacecraft has landed on the Ryug asteroid in February this year, when it released a "rocket". She then returned 20 kilometers over the asteroid, where she waited to defend the dust and restore potential biological processes in place.
According to scientists, the remnants of water and organic materials should be found in the crater. They will be analyzed by scientists in December next year, when the sample probe will return to the surface of the Earth. Scientists hope they will be able to disclose unknown facts about the origin and history of our solar system through the use of stolen materials.