NASA's Stardust NExT spacecraft will fly past Tempel 1 in early 2011 to view the evolution of the surface of that comet since the Deep Impact observations in 2005. PSI's efforts to characterize the changing rotational period of the comet will help increase the likelihood of being able image the crater as Stardust NExT flies by. This image shows the initial ejecta that resulted when NASA's Deep Impact probe collided with comet Tempel 1. It was taken by the spacecraft's high-resolution camera 13 seconds after impact. The image has been digitally processed to better show the comet's nucleus.