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Vega 1 craft takes photos of Halley’s Comet

Vega 1 craft takes photos of Halley's Comet.

4 March, 1986

On 4th March 1986, the Vega 1 space probe sent photos of the Halley’s Comet back to Earth. The images included photos of the nucleus of the comet. Vega 1 had been launched by the Soviet Union on 15th December 1984.

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