Top ten Tempel 1 comet crash shots

Posted on Thursday, Jul 07 2005 @ 08:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Space.com listed the ten best comet crash images from the Deep Impact mission which successfully slammed into the Tempel 1 comet on July 4.
“It was a pretty incredible day,” Monte Henderson, mission program manager for Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. which built the Deep Impact spacecraft, told SPACE.com.

“It is hard to believe something so tightly choreographed and complicated went so smoothly.” He said it was doubly gratifying to have a successful mission that gave the science community high quality data that exceeded their expectations.
You can view the ten pictures over at Space.com


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