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The Jupiter Crash 20 Years Later

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 09:17 AM

Looking Back at the Jupiter Crash 20 Years Later


www.jpl.nasa.gov said:

Twenty years ago, human and robotic eyes observed the first recorded impact between cosmic bodies in the solar system, as fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 slammed into the atmosphere of Jupiter. Between July 16 and July 22, 1994, space- and Earth-based assets managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, joined an armada of other NASA and international telescopes, straining to get a glimpse of the historic event:

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