IKAROS tip mass deployed (Cam 4)

IKAROS tip mass deployed (Cam 4)
IKAROS tip mass deployed (Cam 4) On May 28, 2010, the IKAROS spacecraft successfully released the four "tip masses" that will aid in the deployment of IKAROS' sail by centrifugal force. Each deployment was monitored by a camera. Two of the camera images contain artifacts, internal reflections caused by sunlight glancing into the camera optics. ISAS / JAXA

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