Japan again delays launch of asteroid probe

Tokyo (AFP) Nov 30, 2014

Japan on Sunday delayed the launch of a space probe designed to mine an asteroid for a second time due to bad weather.

The blast-off of Hayabusa2 was now pushed back by two days to 1:22 pm (0422 GMT) on Wednesday, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said.

The agency said it decided on the second postponement due to fears of strong winds, and warned that the launch could be del —> Read More Here


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