Author Archives: Emily Conover

About Emily Conover

Emily Conover is a freelance science writer from Chicago, Illinois. She received her PhD in physics from the University of Chicago in June 2014.

Hayabusa 2 spacecraft

Hayabusa 2 is Asteroid Bound

Japan's second asteroid-sample mission launched successfully on December 3rd after weather delays. If successful it will reach asteroid 1999 JU3 in 2018, explore for 18 months, and then return to Earth with souvenirs.