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A Light in the Sky
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A Light in the Sky

June 26, 2010
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa spacecraft streaked across the sky like a saber of light through the clouds as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere over the Woomera Test Range in Australia. In Kingoonya, the spacecraft's re-entry was visible to the human eye for only 15 seconds.