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Hayabusa2 SCI deployment

Hayabusa2 SCI deployment

JAXA / Edited by Jason Davis

Hayabusa2 SCI deployment
This animation shows Hayabusa2 deploying its SCI explosives package 500 meters above Ryugu on 4 April 2019. The frames were captured every 2 seconds by Hayabusa2's Thermal Infrared Imager and have been sped up.

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