Communication failure sparks fears for important Japanese astronomy satellite

There could be trouble in orbit for Japan’s recently launched X-ray Astronomy Satellite, “Hitomi” (ASTRO-H). The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) lost touch with Hitomi on Saturday and the presence of debris in the vicinity put the health of the spacecraft in question…
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