Sounds of Comet Tempel 1 Encounter
During its Feb. 14, 2011, flyby of comet Tempel 1, an instrument on the protective shield on NASA's Stardust spacecraft was pelted by dust particles and small rocks, as can be heard in this audio track.
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First Impression of Comet Tempel 1 Flyby
Scientists reveal sights and sounds of comet Tempel 1 flyby by the Stardust-NExT spacecraft on Valentine's Day, Feb.14.
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NASA Briefs Media on Comet Flyby, Feb. 15, 2011
News conference held Feb. 15 following the flyby of comet Tempel 1 by the Stardust-NExT spacecraft on Valentine's Day, Feb.14.
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NASA Spacecraft Completes Comet Flyby
NASA's Stardust-NExT mission completed its Valentine's Day "date with a comet" with its flyby of comet Tempel 1 on Feb. 14. Scientists hope to see any changes on the comet's surface since it was visited by NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft in July 2005.
Credit: NASA TV
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