2010/06/08 09:00 JST: Today’s Hayabusa

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Hayabusa is currently 2,412,140 km away from the Earth, located at 8h43m31s RA and
29.82 deg DEC (Constellation of Cancer), as of 00:00:00 UT, 08 Jun. 2010.
From Hayabusa’s point of view,
the Earth can be seen in a direction of Microscopium.

2010/06/06 09:00 JST: Today’s Hayabusa

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Hayabusa is currently 3,256,330 km away from the Earth, located at 8h42m43s RA and
29.85 deg DEC (Constellation of Cancer), as of 00:00:00 UT, 06 Jun. 2010.
From Hayabusa’s point of view,
the Earth can be seen in a direction of Microscopium.
Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
JAXA confirmed that TCM-3 operation was successfully completed (13:44 June 5th, 2010 (JST)).
By this operation, Hayabusa’s target was guided to WPA from the earth’s outer rim and the distance between Hayabusa and the Earth resulted in around 3,600,000km far.

Hayabusa system is going well.

*TCM : Trajectory Correction Maneuver
*WPA : Woomera Prohibited Area

2010/06/05 09:00 JST: Today’s Hayabusa

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Hayabusa is currently 3,678,340 km away from the Earth, located at 8h42m21s RA and
29.86 deg DEC (Constellation of Cancer), as of 00:00:00 UT, 05 Jun. 2010.
From Hayabusa’s point of view,
the Earth can be seen in a direction of Microscopium.

2010/06/04 09:00 JST: Today’s Hayabusa

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Hayabusa is currently 4,100,460 km away from the Earth, located at 8h41m57s RA and
29.87 deg DEC (Constellation of Cancer), as of 00:00:00 UT, 04 Jun. 2010.
From Hayabusa’s point of view,
the Earth can be seen in a direction of Microscopium.
Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Several days ago, we renewed category distribution of our blog for classification of entries, which resulted in some confusion within readers who subscribed only English entries - articles other than location information became inaccessible from the usual pages. We restored the category settings to the original one. We deeply apologize for confusing and inconvenient modification.
Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
JAXA would like to announce that TCM-3 operation has commenced (12:00 June 3rd, 2010 (JST)). It will take around 50 hours for ion thrusters to accelerate.

Hayabusa system is going well.

*TCM : Trajectory Correction Maneuver
*WPA : Woomera Prohibited Area

2010/06/03 09:00 JST: Today’s Hayabusa

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Hayabusa is currently 4,522,720 km away from the Earth, located at 8h41m31s RA and
29.87 deg DEC (Constellation of Cancer), as of 00:00:00 UT, 03 Jun. 2010.
From Hayabusa’s point of view,
the Earth can be seen in a direction of Microscopium.

2010/06/02 19:08 JST: TCM-3 Operation Decision

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
JAXA would like to announce that it was authorized to implement TCM-3.

It is scheduled to conduct on Jun 3rd 12:00(JST).

*TCM: Trajectory Correction Maneuver

(delta-V)

2010/06/02 09:00 JST: Today’s Hayabusa

Category: 2010_English
Posted by: HayabusaLive
Hayabusa is currently 4,944,940 km away from the Earth, located at 8h41m04s RA and
29.88 deg DEC (Constellation of Cancer), as of 00:00:00 UT, 02 Jun. 2010.
From Hayabusa’s point of view,
the Earth can be seen in a direction of Microscopium.