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This Is the Last Thing Japan’s Lost Black Hole Satellite Saw Before It Died

Earlier this year, Japan launched a groundbreaking black-hole-monitoring satellite—only to lose control of it almost immediately under strange circumstances. Now, we finally can see what Hitomi did right before it died. Read More >>

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We Finally Know What Happened to Japan’s Lost Black Hole Satellite

After a full month spinning out of control in space, Japan’s Space Agency has finally figured out how it lost control of Hitomi, a very expensive satellite that was hunting for black holes. This also means the agency will never get it back. Read More >>

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Japan’s Lost Black Hole Satellite Just Reappeared and Nobody Knows What Happened to It 

Earlier this week something happened to make Japan’s brand new Hitomi black hole satellite suddenly, mysteriously lose all contact with Earth. Now, we have video of it spinning wildly in space — and JAXA has also received a few odd, new messages. Read More >>