First inspection of Hayabusa’s inner chamber reveals no asteroid particles

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The first inspection of Hayabusa’s inner chamber revealed no visible asteroid particles. A microscopic search will follow however, as was done for the outer chamber, where 1500 asteroid particles were found.


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