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Space Wild 2: If You Were There

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

    Jul 28, 2004
    NASA Picture Of The Day
    Wild 2: If You Were There


    On Jan. 2, 2004 NASA's Stardust spacecraft made a close flyby of comet Wild 2 (pronounced "Vilt-2"). Among the equipment the spacecraft carried on board was a navigation camera.that Comet Wild 2 is about 3.1 miles in diameter. This artist's concept depicts a view of Wild 2 that shows the faint jets emanating from the comet. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)

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