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Giotto Launch
Giotto Launch (click to enlarge)
 
 

Giotto Launch
Date: 2 Jul 1985

Europe's comet interceptor Giotto was launched in July 1985 on an Ariane 1 rocket from Korou, French Guiana.

Giotto was the European Space Agency's first deep space mission.

Image Credit: European Space Agency

Credit: European Space Agency



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