Japan space probe reaches asteroid in search for origin of life

This black and white image taken by the Japanese Hayabusa2 probe on June 26, 2018 at 12:50 Japan time and released by a team from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and seven Japanese universities on June 27, 2018 shows the Ryugu asteroid from an observation position some 20 kilometers (12 miles) above the asteroid. "AFP PHOTO / JAXA"





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