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Mission Highlight Images of Comet Tempel 1

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  Comet Hartley 2 as seen by WISE

Icy Visitor from Beyond
This visitor from deep space, seen here by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is comet Hartley 2 -- the destination for NASA's EPOXI mission.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA
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  This pair of images shows a before-and-after comparison of the area on comet Tempel 1 targeted by an impactor from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft in July 2005
Tempel 1 Impact Site
This pair of images shows the before-and-after comparison of the part of comet Tempel 1 that was hit by the impactor from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Maryland

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  This pair of images shows the area affected by the impactor released by NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft in July 2005
Tempel 1 Impact Site
This pair of images shows the before-and-after comparison of the part of comet Tempel 1 that was hit by the impactor from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Maryland
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  surface of comet Tempel 1 as seen before and after NASA's Deep Impact mission
Comet Tempel 1 Six Years Later
This image shows the surface of comet Tempel 1 as seen before and after NASA's Deep Impact mission sent a probe into the comet in 2005.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Univ. of Maryland
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  New territory on the nucleus of comet Tempel 1
New Territory on Tempel 1
This image obtained by NASA's Stardust spacecraft shows a side of the nucleus of comet Tempel 1 that has never been seen before.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Maryland
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