Hayabusa2 on December 3, 2014. However, a failure of the PROCYON ion thruster prevented it from reaching the binary asteroid system."/> Hayabusa2 on December 3, 2014. However, a failure of the PROCYON ion thruster prevented it from reaching the binary asteroid system."/> Hayabusa2 on December 3, 2014. However, a failure of the PROCYON ion thruster prevented it from reaching the binary asteroid system."/>

185851 (2000 DP₁₀₇)

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185851 (2000 DP₁₀₇) is a near-Earth asteroid. It was discovered on February 29, 2000 by the LINEAR project. This asteroid also has a moon around it. It can also be recognized as a binary asteroid system.


It was the target of the Japanese small probe PROCYON, launched as a secondary payload from Hayabusa2 on December 3, 2014. However, a failure of the PROCYON ion thruster prevented it from reaching the binary asteroid system.

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