Asteroids and Comets Visited By Spacecraft

Emily Lakdawalla has built a montage of the nine asteroids (ten bodies) and four comets visited by human spacecraft and posted it on the blog at The Planetary Society. Beautiful work.


Montage

Asteroid and Comet Montage

Credits: Montage by Emily Lakdawalla. Ida, Dactyl, Braille, Annefrank, Gaspra, Borrelly: NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk. Steins: ESA / OSIRIS team. Eros: NASA / JHUAPL. Itokawa: ISAS / JAXA / Emily Lakdawalla. Mathilde: NASA / JHUAPL / Ted Stryk. Lutetia: ESA / OSIRIS team / Emily Lakdawalla. Halley:: Russian Academy of Sciences / Ted Stryk. Tempel 1: NASA / JPL / UMD. Wild 2: NASA / JPL.

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