Akatsuki Project to Hayabusa2 Project ― Explore the new worlds ―
The Hayabusa2 Project arrived at the asteroid Ryugu after a long and difficult journey.Now the project faces the very difficult challenge of the touchdown operation. The Akatsuki Project wishes to express our most sincere respect to the Hayabusa2 Project and their achievements, which have been accomplished through rigorous training and careful planning; we wish you success. Success may not come straightforward for the upcoming operation on the first attempt. However, even if by chance, Hayabusa2 should face such difficulties, I think, from our experience, that those difficulties will prove to be just the next step toward the success that follows. Stay calm, be cool and steady, and boldly go. Good luck.
PLANET-C (Akatsuki) Project Manager Masato Nakamura,
and all members of the PLANET-C (Akatsuki) Project Team