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Hayabusa2 Touchdown Video (Stabilized)

Hayabusa2 Touchdown Video (Stabilized)

JAXA / Jacint Roger Perez

Hayabusa2 Touchdown Video (Stabilized)
This video of Hayabusa2's 21 February 2019 touchdown on asteroid Ryugu was created using frames from the spacecraft's small monitor camera (CAM-H). The video starts 59 seconds before final descent and is played back at faster than real time. The actual time span was 5 minutes and 40 seconds.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Jacint Roger Perez

Original image data dated on or about February 21, 2019

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