In pictures: Deep Impact
Captured collision

This was the moment Nasa's Deep Impact projectile blasted into Comet Tempel 1, more than 130 million km from Earth.

The picture was taken by the probe's mothership.

The accuracy required was so great that one mission scientist said it was like one bullet hitting another bullet with a third bullet exactly in position to see it all happen.

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