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Mission Cup 2021 Semi Finalist: Hayabusa2- To Ryugu and Back

Hayabusa2 is a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) led mission to study and sample asteroid 162173 Ryugu. As a primitive carbonaceous asteroid, investigations of Ryugu could address some important questions surrounding the very origins of our Solar System and how … Continue reading

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Looking forward to the BepiColumbo mission to Mercury

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Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, is a small rocky body that is only 0.45 times bigger than the Moon. We knew very little about Mercury until NASA’s Mariner 10 mission carried out three fly-by observations between 1974-1975, which … Continue reading

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