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date: 18 July 2024

Itokawa 

Source:
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences
Author(s):

Michael Allaby

25143 Itokawa is an *asteroid made from rubble, named for the Japanese aerospace engineer Hideo Itokawa (1912–99). The asteroid was discovered on 26 September 1998, and in 2005 the Japanese spacecraft ... ...

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