Hayabusa 2

Focus-Science and Technology - - COSMOLOGY -

Launch mass: 600kg

Size: 1 x 1.6 x 1.3m

Tar­get asteroid: 162173 Ryugu

Launch: 3 De­cem­ber 2014, Tane­gashima Space Cen­tre, Ja­pan

Sam­ple size to be col­lected: Up to 300mg

Sam­ple e re­turn: De­cem­ber 2020

Power: Two so­lar ar­rays, gen­er­at­ing be­tween 1.4 kW and 2.6 kW

Propul­sion: Four ion en­gines and 12 rocket en­gines

Fuel: Xenonenon and hy­drazine

Es­ti­mat­edted cost: ¥16.4bn ($150m)

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