Press Release


Result of Search for the Heat Shield by Helicopter

June 14, 2010 (JST)

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Following the discovery of HAYABUSA capsule, JAXA searched for the heat shield of the capsule by a helicopter, but has not found it so far.

JAXA will restart searching the heat shield this morning.

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