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# photo | The apparatus "Kyuriositi" drilled clay surface of Mars

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The rovercraft Curiosity has been surfing the Red Planet since 2012, and during that time has helped the NASA space agency to make many scientific discoveries. Already after 100 days from the beginning of the mission, the apparatus proved that the planet consists of two parts, and the lower part can have a sufficiently large […]

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Volcanoes could form on the surface of ancient asteroids.

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The space agency NASA intends to begin studying the metallic asteroid Psyche – the interplanetary station Psyche, which is scheduled to launch in October 2023, will be used for this. In preparation for the mission, planetary scientists from the University of California at Santa Cruz found that ancient metal asteroids could have volcanic properties. The […]

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Probe "Hayabusa-2" held a bombardment of the asteroid Ryugu, creating a crater on its surface

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The Hayabusa-2 spacecraft conducted a successful bombardment of Ryugu asteroid, dropping a 15-kilogram explosive projectile onto its surface, according to Japanese space agency JAXA. Fortunately, as a result of this operation, the probe itself was not injured. At the same time, an artificial crater of very considerable size appeared on the surface of the investigated […]

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