Larger lander joins Japan's hopping robots on asteroid Ryugu

Japan’s tiny robots currently skipping across the surface of asteroid Ryugu have gained some company today, with mothership Hayabusa 2 successfully deploying their bigger sibling, the Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout (MASCOT). The shoebox-sized rover has touched down safely on the surface, with mission control confirming that all seems to be in working order…
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