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Hayabusa’s last view (processed)

Hayabusa’s last view (processed)

JAXA / processed by Gordan Ugarkovic

Hayabusa’s last view (processed)
This is the final photo captured by Hayabusa as it approached its reentry into Earth's atmosphere. It was taken roughly an hour before the end of the mission, after it had already released the sample capsule.

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: Gordan Ugarkovic

Original image data dated on or about June 13, 2010

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