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Retrieval of the Hayabusa capsule was completed , Heat shield was found in WPA

JAXA has completed the retrieval of the Hayabusa capsule at 16:08 June 14th, 2010 (JST). The capsule is deemed intact at the moment.

Capsule heat Shield was found in WPA at around 2 p.m. on June 14th, 2010 (JST) .
JAXA will retrieve the heat shield after tomorrow.

*WPA: Woomera Prohibited Area

June 14, 2010