Re-creation of Hayabusa's return
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Main body break-up 2010-06-13 13:52
Capsule parachute deploy 2010-06-13 13:56
Beacon activated 2010-06-13 13:56
Capsule landed on Woomera 2010-06-13 14:08

MISSION COMPLETE

... and welcome home, Hayabusa!

2003-05-09 Launched from Uchinoura Space Center
...and named "Hayabusa"
2003-05-27 Ion thrusters activated
2004-05-19 Earth swing-by
2005-07-29 First image of the Itokawa
2005-07-31 X-axis reaction wheel failed
2005-09-12 Arrived at "Gate Position" 20km from the Itokawa
2005-09-30 Arrived at "Home Position" 7km from the Itokawa
2005-10-02 Y-axis reaction wheel failed
2005-11-04 1st landing rehearsal
Aborted at 700m to the serface
2005-11-09 2nd landing rehearsal
Descent to 70m
2005-11-12 3rd landing rehearsal
Lander "MINERVA" was released
2005-11-19 1st landing attempt
Target maker with people's names was released
Hayabusa landed on the Itokawa
2005-11-26 2nd landing attempt
Touch down succeeded
Thruster fuel leak, into "Safe hold mode"
2005-11-28 Lost contact
2005-11-29 Contact reacquired by the low gain antenna
2005-12-08 Fuel leak. Atitude become unstable
2005-12-09 Lost contact
2006-01-23 Contact reacquired
2006-01-26 Start atitude control by ion thrusters
2007-04-25 Left the Itokawa to the Earth
2007-10-18 1st orbit correction finished
2009-02-04 2nd orbit correction started
2009-11-04 Ion thruster D failed
2009-11-19 Ion thruster A & B combined operation started
2010-04-06 TCM-0 1st Trajectory Correction Maneuver
2010-05-04 TCM-1 guide to the outer rim of the Earth
2010-05-26 TCM-2 guide to the altitude 630 km
2010-06-05 TCM-3 guide to Australia
2010-06-09 TCM-4 guide to Woomera desert
2010-06-13 Re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere
Trajectory Correction Maneuver 4(TCM-4) 2010-06-09 06:00
Earth-Moon distance 384000km (from Earth's center) 2010-06-12 18:26
Above Uchinoura Space Center 2010-06-13 07:00
Capsule separation 2010-06-13 10:54
Geostationary orbit distance 35000km 2010-06-13 12:20
Last image 2010-06-13 13:02
Loss of signal(LOS) 2010-06-13 13:28
Crossing Earth's orbit 2010-06-13 13:35
Enter the Earth's shadow 2010-06-13 13:45
Re-entry 2010-06-13 13:51