Space exploration: Three spacecraft, three missions

Three probes are making close encounters with our celestial neighbours in the next three days.

    It will be a busy week in space exploration.

    Three spacecraft are getting ready to embark on ambitious missions.

    Scientists in both the United States and Japan hope the research helps unravel some of the mysteries of the solar system.

    Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond explains.


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