deep impact mission

Water On The Moon Was Blown in by Solar Wind

When they first set foot on the Moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts painted a picture of the landscape as a…

7 years ago

No Images of Comet ISON from Deep Impact/EPOXI Spacecraft Due to Communication Loss

Disappointing news today from Dr. Mike A'Hearn, Principal Investigator of the EPOXI mission, which has been using the repurposed spacecraft…

8 years ago

European Asteroid Smasher Could Bolster Planetary Defense

Planetary Defense is a concept very few people heard of or took seriously - that is until last week’s humongous…

9 years ago

Sounds of Comet Tempel 1 smashing into Stardust-NExT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5b9qL-T-3s As Stardust-Next was racing past Comet Tempel at 9.8 km/sec, or 24,000 MPH, it encountered a hail of bullet…

11 years ago

NASA’s Stardust Discovers Human made Deep Impact Crater on Comet Tempel 1

[/caption] NASA’s aging and amazing Stardust space probe has at last discovered the human made crater created on Comet Tempel…

11 years ago

Stardust-NExT Unveils Astoundingly Detailed and Crater-rich Photos of Comet Tempel 1

[/caption] NASA’s Stardust-NExT raced past Comet Tempel 1 overnight Feb 14/15 at over 10 km/sec or 24,000 MPH and is…

11 years ago

Stardust-NExT zooms by Comet Tempel 1 for Cosmic Encounter

[/caption] NASA’s Stardust-NExT comet chaser successfully zoomed by Comet Temple 1 exactly as planned a short while ago at 11:37…

11 years ago