Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Ryugu's surface from the descending MASCOT

Ryugu's surface from the descending MASCOT
Ryugu's surface from the descending MASCOT The tiny MASCOT lander descended to the surface of Ryugu on 3 October 2018. This photo was taken from MASCOT just before touchdown. The surface of the asteroid is very dark. DLR / CNES / JAXA

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