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Flashback: The day a black-hearted Halley's Comet met a little European probe
Its heart was as black as coal and its tail reached back millions of kilometres. It was roaring through space at 58 kilometres per second. Coming at it head-on was the 960kg Giotto space probe, just two metres in diameter and one metre high.
When Giotto met Comet Halley 30 years ago – Watch!
It is said that images of the comet Halley's nucleus obtained by the Halley Multicolour Camera on board Giotto spacecraft were processed to produce the above video sequence depicting the close fly-by of the comet on March 14, 1986.
Where Will Humans Be When Halley's Comet Passes by in 2062?
The spacecraft Giotto, named after the Italian painter Giotto di Bondone who painted the comet's portrait back in 1301, flew closest to Halley's Comet and basked in her halo of space dust.
Bristol's space mission - from Filton to a close encounter with a comet
Giotto's target was the most famous comet in history: Comet Halley – the first to have its return predicted.
Comet-chaser Rosetta to feature at World Science Festival Brisbane
In 1986, ESA's Giotto probe flew within 600 kilometres of Halley's Comet, returning spectacular images and data from a vantage point our ancestors could only have dreamed of.

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