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Let's talk about the major materials that made up the Venera landers. https://space.stackexchange.com/a/9965/25 has a great summary of what the landers were made of, they are composed of include Titanium, gold, fiberglass, KG-25 an high-temperature polyurethane foam, and PTKV-260. There are a bunch of other materials, likely including some glass and other ...


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The JAXA document Candidates for landing sites for the Hayabusa2 mission explains in detail how landing sites were selected for Hayabusa2, MASCOT, and MINERVA-II1. (MINERVA-II was a two-part project consisting of MINERVA-II1 and MINERVA-II2; this document probably omits MINERVA-II2 because it was an optional payload and wasn't scheduled for release until the ...


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