Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Hayabusa2 touchdown video

This content is hosted by a third party (, which uses marketing cookies. Please accept marketing cookies to watch this video.

This video of Hayabusa2's 21 February 2019 touchdown on asteroid Ryugu was created using frames from the spacecraft's small monitor camera (CAM-H). The video starts 59 seconds before final descent and the playback speed is 5x real time, covering 5 minutes and 40 seconds total.