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How Japan's space agency pulled off a daring expedition

Earlier this year, Hayabusa2 landed in the South Australian desert after traveling for more than 2,000 days and millions of miles through space. What the spacecraft carried home could help us understand the earliest days of the whole universe.

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How Japan's space agency pulled off a daring expedition

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