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Celebrating "VCO" success


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Celebrating "VCO" success
Project manager Masato Nakamura (中村), project scientist Takeshi Imamura (今村), and trajectory engineer Chikako Hirose (廣瀬), celebrate the successful arrival of Akatsuki, also known as Planet-C and Venus Climate Orbiter.

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Original image data dated on or about December 9, 2015

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