"HAYABUSA" Completed TCM-3 operation, shift the target from Earth's outer rim to WPA
JAXA confirmed that the third trajectory correction maneuver (TCM-3) was successfully carried out for the Asteroid Explorer "HAYABUSA" at 1:44 p.m. on June 5 (Japan Standard Time.)
This operation completed the guidance of the HAYABUSA from the Earth's outer rim to the Woomera Prohibited Area in Australia.
Hayabusa system is going well.
* TCM : Trajectory Correction Maneuver
* WPA : Woomera Prohibited Area
June 6, 2010