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Successful sail deployment for IKAROS

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Successful sail deployment for IKAROS The solar sail aboard the IKAROS spacecraft successfully deployed on June 10, 2010, and was captured by one of the spacecraft's onboard cameras (Cam 1).

JAXA / JSPEC

Original image data dated on or about June 10, 2010.

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