Video: Hayabusa Reentry As Captured by NASA

Japanese Asteroid Lander Hayabusa Plunges Home to Earth, (with video) Ken Kremer

"Japan's Hayabasa asteroid probe staged a breathtakingly beautiful plunge through Earth's atmosphere earlier today (Jun 13) at over 27,000 MPH, the second fastest on record. The heat shield protected the craft from the fiery heat of reentry which exceeded 5000 F."

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