The crater made by Deep Impact is 150m across, and can just about be seen in the before and after shots above. Those yellow arrows look new, too. [NASA]
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NASA Proudly Returns To Take Photo Of The Hole It Made
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Video. Ever see the super strong, super light super material known as carbon fibre get squished like this? Once the hydraulic press hits it, the threads start coming undone, and it slowly disintegrates as the pressure becomes stronger and stronger. What's pretty neat, though, is how the carbon fibre rod still stands up steady throughout and never snaps. It just unravels very, very slowly.