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Japan launches asteroid mission to blow up a space rock
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Japan launches asteroid mission to blow up a space rock

Mashable - Stan Schroeder

Japan Aerospace Agency JAXA’s asteroid-exploring Hayabusa2 probe successfully blasted off on Wednesday. The spacecraft will study the asteroid's surface before blowing up a portion of the space rock. Hayabusa2 will collect material from an asteroid called 1999 JU3. JAXA says the asteroid is C-type …

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