Incredible images from the rovers on asteroid Ryugu


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/09/28/incredible-images-from-the-rov.html


#2

Awesome indeed, in the original sense of the word, but even better with that obnoxious music muted.


#3

So the Lens Flares in Star Trek are now vindicated?


#4

Something about those pictures really makes you feel “there” in a way that even the moon pictures don’t.


#5

Goddang it, robot, you had one damn job! Landscape mode, for cripe’s sake!


#6

They should add some dramatic music to the video.


#7

43%20PM


#8

Yet another hackneyed techno-orchestral epic soundtrack. Very tiresome. Someone out there confused a modest, hippity-hopping, rocky excursion involving two tiny robots for a mindless action-movie trailer.


#9

Pictured:

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#10

I want gigantic prints of those photos to go on my walls. I love the lighting, the perspective, and the movement. That robot needs a photograpy award


#11

In a normal newz cycle this would have been big newz.


#12

And take away the transitions and animated text. Annoying and distracting.


#13

Japan vs Ryugu!

Hayabusa mothership:


#14

Ryugu looks… scrappy?


#15

Well, listening with a Japanese ear, I’d say that the music resembled a sort of techno-ed up taiko drumming style like the Yatai Bayashi - Chudaiko Bachi (using smaller drumsticks than traditional larger drums and drumsticks).


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