JAXA's spacecraft is currently orbiting the moon and its equipment is being tested in preparation for its real with high-definition images later this month. Two satellites carried by Kaguya, including one that will eventually land on the moon, have already been launched into lunar orbit to help the lunar mapping project.
NHK, the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, developed HDTV for use in space. to see a video of the Earth-rise and Earth-set from the JAXA project site.
November 14, 2007 9:03 AM PST
Photo by: JAXA/NHK
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