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Hayabusa2 SCI tests

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Hayabusa2 SCI tests
WARNING: LOUD. This video shows two camera angles from a test of Hayabusa2's SCI experiment on Earth in 2011. The copper projectile fires from a concrete bunker, penetrates several gridded targets, and hits a mound of dirt simulating asteroid Ryugu 100 meters away.

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