Posts tagged as debris

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A Japanese spacecraft landed on a distant asteroid on Thursday and collected underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system billions of years ago, Japan’s space agency said. The Hayabusa2 spacecraft had created a landing crater on the rocky asteroid in April by dropping a copper impactor. It landed inside that crater on Thursday and collected samples that scientists believe contain valuable data…

Prince Philip car crash debris listed on eBay

Monday, January 21, 2019

Pieces of smashed debris purportedly from Prince Philip’s car crash near Sandringham have been listed for sale on auction site eBay.Ghoulish memorabilia up for sale includes fragments of plastic allegedly belonging to the Land Rover Freelander which the Duke of Edinburgh was driving when he collided with a Kia hatchback on the A149 near the royal estate on Thursday. Scraps of plastic and metal can be bought for starting bids…