The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Hayabusa's last view
Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, Hayabusa (MUSES-C), pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Earth
This is the final photo captured by Hayabusa as it approached its reentry into Earth's atmosphere. It was taken roughly an hour before the end of the mission, after it had already released the sample capsule.
JAXA / processed by Gordan Ugarkovic
Original image data dated on or about June 13, 2010.
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