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Vesta asteroid shown in new light

Images from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft have revealed unusual geological features on the surface of the asteroid Vesta, one of…
The Hayabusa space capsule landed in Woomera, South Australia, last year after completing a mission to collect dust from the surface of an asteroid. Science/Hayabusa team

Hayabusa’s asteroid dust reveals space secrets

Asteroid dust collected by a Japanese space capsule that landed in Woomera last year has been matched with samples of meteorites…

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