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Hayabusa2 ascending

Hayabusa2 ascending


Hayabusa2 ascending
This animation was made using images taken by Hayabusa2's small monitor camera (CAM-H) during a touchdown rehearsal on 25 October 2018. One image was captured every second as the spacecraft ascended from an altitude of 21 meters at a speed of 52 centimeters per second.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.

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