Fly across the lunar surface with stunning new HD videos and images from Japan's space programme
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has released a massive data trove from the Kaguya spacecraft, revealing breathtaking views of our home planet as seen from the moon.
While the footage was captured nearly a decade ago, JAXA has now made available more than 600 images and videos taken by the craft’s 2.2 megapixel HDTV sensors.
Kaguya was the largest of three spacecraft in the Selene mission, which orbited the moon between October 2007 and June 2009 – and along with stunning images of the lunar surface, it captured the first footage of an ‘Earth-rise’ and ‘Earth-set.’
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