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From the Diary of a Space Zucchini: An Excuse

Me and my “Buds” have been busy working on our mission together with our animal crewmates over the past two months. On our mission, we have taken nearly 250,000 images, about one quarter of all those taken over the previous 11 years.

I have been faithfully making entries into my diary but due to the quantity of our image data coupled with our Ku-band radio transmission bandwidth, they have not been downlinked. I will start downlinking my past observations over the next week or so as bandwidth allows.

To be continued....