Movies of Comet Tempel 1 Encounter by Stardust-NExT

Want to know what it feels like at close range to ride on a spaceship past a zooming comet that’s spewing dust and debris that could destroy you at any moment ?

Check out the movies (above & below) which gives you a front row seat at NASA’s newest ‘Comet Experience’. Hitch a ride on the rear of Stardust-NExT as it flew past Compet Tempel 1 at 9.8 km/sec, or 24,000 MPH.(…) Read the rest of Movies of Comet Tempel 1 Encounter by Stardust-NExT (351 words)

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