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Title: [NSS]Mission to Asteroid Itokawa – The Seven Year Voyage
Post by: Feed Bot on June 12, 2011, 07:52:04 PM
Mission to Asteroid Itokawa – The Seven Year Voyage

ISDC conference report by Dave Fischer
Professor Jun’ichiro Kawaguchi presented the history and results of the Hayabusa program, formally known as MUSES-C.  Professor Kawaguchi is the Program Manager for the MUSES-C program at the Lunar and Planetary Exploration Program Group at JAXA.
The spacecraft was launched on 9 May 2003.  It was primarily an engineering [...]

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