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Saturday, September 10, 2005

 

Hayabusa at Itokawa

This image is of Itokawa when the probe was 70 Km away. Image credit (c) 2005 JAXA.

Hayabusa is currently 47km from the asteroid Itokawa, this page shows a series of images from the aproach to Itokawa, eventually the probe should stand off at 20 km for an intense mapping mission, followed by a sample clollection around November.

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