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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Hayabusa's shadow and target marker

Filed under mission status, pretty pictures, spacecraft, pics of spacecraft in space, asteroids, asteroid 25143 Itokawa, Hayabusa (MUSES-C)

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Hayabusa's shadow and target marker Pictures captured during Hayabusa's landing on Itokawa on November 19, 2005, show Hayabusa's shadow and the bright spot of the target marker containing 880,000 names on the surface of the tiny asteroid.

ISAS / JAXA

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Original image data dated on or about November 19, 2005

 

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