DLRmagazine 159 – MASCOT in Wonderland

The asteroid shown on the magazine cover is more than 300 million kilometres from Earth. Opinions were divided in the choice of the cover image. What should be shown: MASCOT or Ryugu? Should the photo be of the lander shortly before touching down on the remote celestial body or show the final destination of the mission, the asteroid Ryugu? The uniquely detailed view of the celestial body won. More details about the mission, which is breaking new ground in space exploration, can be read in the magazine article 'MASCOT in Wonderland'.

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