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EVENT INFO

Hayabusa2 ~ The Return Capsule Finally Arrives in Fukuoka【Fukuoka City Science Museum】2021

Ohori/Ropponmatsu Area

\Open to the public for the first time in Fukuoka/
The asteroid probe Hayabusa2, the return capsule arrives to Fukuoka City Science Museum!

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) asteroid probe “Hayabusa2,” landed in Australian desert on 6 December 2020 with a return capsule containing samples from the asteroid Ryugu after 6 years and 5.2 billion km journey in space. The precious samples are analyzed to find out the processes that how Earth becoming a living plant. 

The return capsule of Hayabusa2, will be specially exhibited to the public at the Fukuoka City Science Museum.

The pre-registration will be available from 12 noon on Wednesday, 15 December 2021 via the website. (on a first-come, first-served basis) 
Please find more information from the website.(Japanese only)

★Exhibition of six items, including the return capsule of Hayabusa2
1. back heat shield (actual object)
2. electronic equipment(actual object)
3. Instrument module(actual object
4. parachute(actual object
5. front heat shield (the analysis is still ongoing, will be exhibited replica instead)
6. accessories for the return capsule of Hayabusa2

【related event】
★DOME THEATER(planetarium)special screening
   “Hayabusa2-A great adventure to discover the origins of solar system”
screening schedule:Wednesday, 26 January 2022~ Tuesday, 1 February 2022
Wednesday, 26 January 2022~ Monday, 31 January 2022
      13:15~, 17:15~(2 shows each day)
Tuesday, 1 February 2022
  13:15~, 14:30~, 16:00~, 17:15~, 18:30~(5 shows)
please find more details from the official website. (Japanese only)

※To prevent the spread of the COVID-19, please cooperate by wearing a mask and following cough etiquette, taking temperature, disinfecting and washing your hands. Please refrain from visiting if you are not feeling well.
Please find the【official site】for further instructions. Thank you for your kind understanding and cooperation.

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