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Hayabusa Post-Landing & Science Results
Paolo
post Aug 31 2011, 05:11 AM
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arXiv today has two papers on Hayabusa re-entry:
Photographic Observations of the Hayabusa Re-entry and Near-Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy of HAYABUSA Spacecraft Re-entry


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post Feb 24 2012, 08:50 PM
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I have downloaded the new Hayabusa images with geometry backplanes (here: the ddr_gaskell.tar at http://sbn.psi.edu/pds/resource/amicageom.html), and NASAview was unable to read the NxNx 16bands images. After some efforts, I succeeded to read them, it was such a pain.
I had to redevelop my own script to read those strange 32 bits. I had never seen that before: the bytes are swaped, but the bits in each byte must be read normally.

Well, finally those data are wonderful. smile.gif
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post Feb 28 2012, 07:23 PM
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Scanning Electron Microscope analysis of samples brought back by Hayabusa reveal a lot of "space weathering".

http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2012/0...oid-itokawa.ars

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/02/17/1116236109
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post Feb 29 2012, 12:08 AM
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What an impressive paper! To have such important results come out of a mission with such hardship is fantastic. My congratulations to the Hayabusa team--the engineers who brought the craft home and the scientist who never lost hope that they would have something to study.


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