Kaguya sends back Earth in High Definition

Less than a month after launch from the small island of Tanegashima off the southern tip of Kyushu Island, southern Japan, the Lunar Explorer “KAGUYA” has already started to beam back images and video of the earth. This media jumps into the record books as not only the farthest footage of Earth taken from deep space over 110, 000 km away from earth but also the first footage from space in high definition.


The satellite was confirmed to be in good health through telemetry data received at the Usuda station.

[ Via – JAXA ]


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