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Successful sail deployment for IKAROS

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).

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Original image data dated on or about June 10, 2010

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