sep 022012
 
Searching for Clues of Earth’s First Life on Asteroid

  The Japanese space agency JAXA plans to land a spacecraft onto an asteroid in 2018 to search for clues of how life began on Earth. An artists rendering of Hayabusa 2 approaching the asteroid 1999 JU3. Image Credit: JAXA   Hayabusa 2 will be JAXA’s second attempt at collecting material from an asteroid, after its first [continue reading]