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Hayabusa2 spacecraft separation

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Hayabusa2 spacecraft separation
An hour and 47 minutes after launch, Hayabusa2 departs Earth for its journey to asteroid 1999 JU3, in a video recorded by a camera mounted to the second stage rocket. (The video lasts only 3 seconds, then is still for 5 seconds.)

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Original image data dated on or about December 3, 2014

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