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Giotto approach to Comet Halley

15 Jun 2011, 14:10 UTC
Giotto approach to Comet Halley

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Twenty-five years ago, ESA's Giotto probe swept within 600 km of Comet Halley, obtaining the first close-up images of a comet. It revealed the first evidence of organic material in a comet and, still today, much of what we know about comets comes from the pioneering mission.

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