Saturday, June 20, 2009

PICTURES: Moon Probe's Final Images Before Crash

"Farewell, Kaguya! An amazing series of images show the final moments before Japan's Kaguya probe slammed into the moon as planned June 11, 2009, its mission ending with one last flourish designed to allow scientists on Earth to observe the lunar material kicked up by the crash. Here are its final, somewhat somber images, released today by JAXA, the Japanese space agency."

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