1. Touchdown! Incredible Photos Show 2nd Asteroid Landing by Japan's Hayabusa2  Space.com
  2. Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid  Gizmodo
  3. Hayabusa2 probe lands on asteroid  CGTN America
  4. Japanese Spacecraft Lands on Asteroid, Gathers Subsurface Material  Voice of America
  5. Hayabusa2 Probe Collects Second Sample From Asteroid Ryugu  ExtremeTech
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Cameras on Hayabusa2 captured incredible images during the spacecraft's second sampling maneuver, which took place on July 10, 2019.

Touchdown! Incredible Photos Show 2nd Asteroid Landing by Japan's Hayabusa2 | Space

A Japanese spacecraft landed on a distant asteroid on Thursday and collected underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system billions of years ago, Japan's space agency said.A Japanese spacecraft landed on a distant asteroid on Thursday and collected underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system billions of years ago, Japan's space agency said.

The spacecraft gathered samples from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu earlier this year, and it bombed the asteroid a ...The spacecraft gathered samples from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu earlier this year, and it bombed the asteroid a few months later. Now, the probe has taken another trip to the surface to scoop up pristine material that used to be buried below the surface.

Hayabusa2 Probe Collects Second Sample From Asteroid Ryugu - ExtremeTech

“Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid mission at 10:18 a.m. Tokyo time on Thursday, will descend on the asteroid Ryugu for the 2nd time, and attempt to collect material from a crater it gouged out in April by bombarding the body’s surface with a projectile. https://t.co/nYMgN0fi6R”

Dr Adi MacArtney on Twitter: "Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid mission at 10:18 a.m. Tokyo time on Thursday, will descend on the asteroid Ryugu for the 2nd time, and attempt to collect material from a crater it gouged out in April by bombarding the body’s surface with a projectile. https://t.co/nYMgN0fi6R"

“Exciting day in #Japan tracking the successful @haya2e_jaxa touchdown on the asteroid Ryugu. @AFP's story: https://t.co/e4J1VB7ma6”

Sara Hussein on Twitter: "Exciting day in #Japan tracking the successful @haya2e_jaxa touchdown on the asteroid Ryugu. @AFP's story: https://t.co/e4J1VB7ma6"

The spacecraft collected data which scientists hope could provide clues to the origin of the solar system.The spacecraft collected data which scientists hope could provide clues to the origin of the solar system.

Touchdown: Japan's Hayabusa2 makes final landing on asteroid | News | Al Jazeera

Japan’s Hyabusa2 spacecraft carried out a complex experiment, landing briefly on the asteroid Ryugu. It gathered material from beneath the surface of the asteroid which will be returned to Earth.Japan’s Hyabusa2 spacecraft carried out a complex experiment, landing briefly on the asteroid Ryugu. It gathered material from beneath the surface of the asteroid which will be returned to Earth.

Japanese Spacecraft Lands on Asteroid, Gathers Subsurface Material

Hayabusa2 continues to achieve milestones at Asteroid Ryugu – NASASpaceFlight.com