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TOKYO, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — A capsule from the Hayabusa2 space probe possibly containing samples from an asteroid it landed on has been transported to Japan, the national aerospace and space agency (JAXA) said here Tuesday.
According to the space agency, the probe was collected from the Australian desert two days earlier and carefully transported to Japan in a metal container.
The probe’s payload of samples from the asteroid may help scientists understand the origins of life as the samples collected…

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