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Japan loses contact with its newest astronomy satellite, Hitomi

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is trying to establish communication with its new X-ray astronomy satellite, after the probe stayed silent over the weekend. The satellite, named Hitomi, was supposed to start operating at 3:40AM ET on Saturday March 26th, but the spacecraft failed to communicate with Earth at that time.

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micx2496d ago

Adding more space junk it seems, we'll have a sphere around our planet.