VIDEO: Japanese Space Probe Disintegrates In Spectacular Explosion Above Australia

by • March 1, 2011 • ScienceComments (0)1684

The Japanese Hayabusa probe exploded on its re-entry to Earth, but a capsule possibly containing samples of asteroid dust survived. Discovery News’ Ian O’Neill explains.

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Source: Discovery News

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