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Hayabusa2 fairing separation

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Hayabusa2 fairing separation
Minutes after launch on December 3, 2014, a camera mounted to Hayabusa2's upper stage captured video of the fairing (the rocket's nosecone) splitting open, exposing Hayabusa2 to space for the first time.

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Original image data dated on or about December 3, 2014

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