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ICE swings past the Moon

ICE swings past the Moon

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ICE swings past the Moon
NASA's ISEE-3 spacecraft streaks just 116 km above the lunar surface December 22, 1983, as it is catapulted by the Moon's gravity toward a September 11, 1985, encounter with Comet Giacobini-Zinner.

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Original image data dated on or about December 22, 1983

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