The Nucleus of Comet Halley
October 15, 2009
Giotto's encounter with Comet Halley provided the first ever opportunity to take images of a comet nucleus. The images were obtained with the Halley Multicolour Camera on Giotto.
Topics: Giotto mission, Halley's Comet, Comets, Technology Internet, Vega program, Halley Armada, Japanese space program, Space exploration