Two small hopping robot began the historic descent on a large asteroid in deep space.
Unfortunately, JAXA engineers will need to wait a couple of days to receive confirmation that the rovers are ready to perform their scientific duties. "We don't have confirmation yet, but we are very, very hopeful", Yuichi Tsuda, JAXA project manager, told reporters.
"We are now working to confirm if there are images capturing the MINERVA-II1 landing". "I'm excited about seeing the pictures". This type of space rocks have darker surface and they constitute 75 percent of all known asteroids.
49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL
Jimmy Garoppolo left late in the fourth quarter after his left knee buckled during a scramble to the sideline. It will be interesting to monitor whether or not Goodwin is limited at all, but I'd expect him to be full go.
Shortly after the launch, the agency's Twitter account for the lander wrote: Breathtaking... just breathtaking, don't you think?
The two MINERVA-II1 rovers, dubbed ROVER-1A and ROVER-1B, will collect sampling data and strive to answer probing questions about the universe. You're on your way to #Ryugu ... and I'm next!
We are now working to confirm if there are images capturing the MINERVA-II1 landing.
JAXA tried to launch a probe in 2005, but it failed to land on its target asteroid.
After successfully deploying the first two of its three rovers, the small robots will take readings and conduct experiments.
The Hayabusa2 mission was launched in December 2014 and will return to Earth with its samples in 2020.
Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi, reporting from the capital Tehran, said the "attack for many Iranian communities was very personal". Rouhani said the USA withdraw from the nuclear deal was an attempt to get Iran to give up its military arsenal.
She has reached a tentative agreement to testify about her experience before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Some details, such as the order of their testimony, are being negotiated, and talks are expected to continue Sunday.
Two pallets of bananas were donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), a statement from the department said. But the 45 boxes of bananas also concealed a secret. "Sometimes, it gives you bananas", the TDCJ post joked.
Rumors swirled that a trade was in the works, though the Cowboys made it clear if there was, it wasn't to bring Thomas to Dallas. They tried to trade for the star safety before the season, offering a second-round draft pick to try to make it happen.
Trump will be in Nevada supporting Senator Dean Heller , now up for reelection against Democrat Jacky Rosen . President Donald Trump is hosting a campaign-style rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday night.
The fifth largest cryptocurrency didn't perform better despite news that it has been listed on Circle investing app . Ripple has brought back the buying sentiment in the market, and all the top coins went green as it mooned.
Miller is absolutely certain that he does not know her, never had a relationship with her, and never engaged in the actions Ms. Delgado and Miller had an affair during the 2016 presidential campaign , when they were both working on Trump's campaign.
Queen Elizabeth II Doc Features Sweet Meghan and Harry Moments
ITV shared a clip from the programme of Meghan seeing her wedding dress for the first time since she and Harry tied the knot. Meghan Markle revealed her "something blue" in a new promo for ITV's Queen of the World documentary, and it's beyond sweet.
Veterinarians say some pets can get West Nile Virus
In Lafourche, at least one person this year has contracted a severe form of West Nile that affects the brain, state data show. People who suspect that they have been infected with West Nile Virus should consult their healthcare provider immediately.
Japan's Osaka muscles into Tokyo semi-finals
Fifth seed Nikoloz Basilashvili continued the best season of his career on Thursday at the Moselle Open in Metz. Speaking to a small gathering of reporters in a phone interview on Friday, the 26-year-old also earmarked U.S.
Wilmington: Food, water handouts set in isolated city
North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of Hurricane Florence evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet. More than a dozen rivers across North Carolina were at major flood stage on Monday or threatening to rise to critical levels.
Statement by Premier Doug Ford on the Ottawa Tornado
Much of Dunrobin, a semi-rural community about 22 miles (35 kilometers) west of downtown Ottawa, remained cordoned off by police. The tornado tore through Kinburn and Dunrobin in Ontario and Pontiac and Gatineau in Quebec on Friday afternoon (local time).
BTS invited to speak at the United Nations Headquarters
BTS is now touring North America for their Love Yourself world concert tour to promote their latest album Love Yourself : Answer. Now on the United States leg of its " Love Yourself " world tour, BTS recently wrapped up its performance in Los Angeles.
Violence flares on Gaza border
Since Gazans began holding weekly border protests on March 30, the Israeli army has killed 183 Palestinians and wounded thousands. The Israeli army said more than 10,000 people had gathered in several locations along the border on Friday evening.
Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing
Earlier Friday, Grassley rejected concessions Ford wanted if she is tell her story publicly before the committee. The committee's 11 Republicans - all men - have been seeking an outside female attorney to interrogate Ms Ford.