Hayabusa Spots Target Marker
Filed under pretty pictures, spacecraft, pics of spacecraft in space, Messages from Earth, asteroids, asteroid 25143 Itokawa, Hayabusa (MUSES-C)
Left hand side image shows the area named MUSES Sea taken at 4:58 a.m., November 20, and right hand side image was taken at 6:24 a.m., November 26. A white light spot inside a red circle is the Target Marker with the names of 880,000 people from 149 countries.
JAXA / ISAS
Original image data dated on or about November 26, 2005