MINERVA-II1 Rovers Send Back Surface Images Of Asteroid Ryugu

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September 23, 2018: image captured immediately before hop of Rover-1B. 2018-9-23 09:46 (JST).

The MINERVA-II1 rovers were deployed on September 21 to explore the surface of asteroid Ryugu.

We end this report with a video taken by one of the rovers that shows the Sun moving across the sky as seen from the surface of Ryugu. Please take a moment to enjoy "standing" on this new world.

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