The Giotto Spacecraft Chasing Halley's Comet
September 30, 2003
Artist's rendition of Giotto a few days before closest approach to Halley's Comet. The diameter of Halley's visible dust coma at the time of encounter was about 100000 km.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Vega program, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Suisei probe, Giotto di Bondone, Vega 1, Giotto mission, Halley's Comet, Comet