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Beaming to Itokawa

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Science  16 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5742, pp. 1797
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5742.1797b

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The Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa arrived at near-Earth asteroid Itokawa on 11 September after traveling 28 months on a beam of high-speed ions.