Hayabusa (MUSES-C) - Rendezvous and proximity operation

Jun'ichiro Kawaguchi, Akira Fujiwara, Tono Uesugi

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Abstract

Hayabusa, a world's first sample & return attempt to/from an asteroid arrived at the target Itokawa on September 12th, 2005. It started its proximity operation including visible, near-infra-red and X-ray spectroscopy observation. This paper shows how the slow-speed rendezvous was accomplished with the optical navigation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages941-951
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Astronautical Federation - 56th International Astronautical Congress 2005 - Fukuoka, Japan
Duration: 2005 Oct 172005 Oct 21

Other

OtherInternational Astronautical Federation - 56th International Astronautical Congress 2005
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityFukuoka
Period05/10/1705/10/21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Aerospace Engineering

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