A Daring Asteroid Mission Kicks Off After Weather Delays

Japan’s space agency just launched Hayabusa2, an ambitious deep space mission to land on an asteroid, smack it with an interceptor, collect and return samples, and deploy rovers. After a multi-day weather delay, the rocket blasted off a scene seaside spaceport, carrying Hayabusa2 and a collection of opportunistic… »12/03/14 1:40pm12/03/14 1:40pm