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Hayabusa, peregrine falcon

Hayabusa, peregrine falcon

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© 2010 Machiko Satonaka

Hayabusa, peregrine falcon
A depiction of Hayabusa, whose name means "peregrine falcon," by a renowned manga artist named Machiko Satonaka. The right word balloon translates to "I did my best!" The left word balloon translates to "I'll return soon!" In addition to publishing more than 20 manga works, Satonaka is a space enthusiast, a member of the council on future Japanese lunar exploration, and an advisor of space organizations including the Japan Space Forum. Thanks to Junya Terazono for the translation and information on Satonaka.

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