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Hayabusa2 sampling test

Hayabusa2 sampling test

JAXA / Video compilation by Jason Davis

Hayabusa2 sampling test
In December 2018, the Hayabusa2 team fired a flight spare bullet into a container of Ryugu-like gravel and filmed the results.

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