This video contains images and computer animations based on the Japanese asteroid sample return mission, Hayabusa. Science and technological information in this video are presented as accurately as possible, but in a relaxed and easy to understand mode, accompanied by the beautiful jazz music of Emiko Kai. The music, composed before the flight began when the spacecraft was called Muses-C, expresses people's interest, hope, and support for a successful flight. The music represents the hopes of all people supporting the mission as though it represented a Muse gently watching over the challenges of a boy named "Hayabusa".
Please prepare your favorite refreshment, a glass of wine, juice, or a cup of coffee, and enjoy this video.