Edited by: Tatsuaki Okada, Richard P. Binzel, Harold C. Connolly Jr., Toru Yada, Keiji Ohtsuki
This special issue originates from the international symposium “Hayabusa 2014: Symposium of solar system materials,” which was held in Dec. 2014 at the Sagamihara Campus of JAXA, Japan. The main topics of this special issue, as well as those of the symposium, are results from Hayabusa’s sample analysis; new insights from solar system material analysis; spectroscopy and planetary surface processes; prospects of theoretical, observational and experimental studies of solar system evolution; technique and methodology of sample analysis; prospects of future sample return missions; and other related studies.
Publication started: 9 December 2015
Publication finished: 9 March 2017