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MASCOT landing region terrain model

MASCOT landing region terrain model

JAXA / Doug Ellison

MASCOT landing region terrain model
Three optical navigation images of Ryugu captured shortly after MASCOT's separation from Hayabusa2 provided enough 3D information to produce a model of the rocky terrain.

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

Original image data dated on or about October 3, 2017

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