The end of Kayuga in HD!
A brief update about my previous post into which I described the demise of the Kayuga mission. The crash on the lunar surface was indeed recorded by the High Definition TV and can be seen on the JAXA channel in youtube.<!–more–>
click on the following image to start the movie and enjoy the ride… Unfortunately the last seconds before the impact are lost since the spacecraft entered in the dark side of the moon. Remember that it was planned to be able to detect the plume and determine by spectroscopy the composition of the interior of the moon.