deep impact

More Evidence That Comets May Have Brought Life to Earth

The idea of panspermia -- that life on Earth originated from comets or asteroids bombarding our planet -- is not…

7 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – September 20, 2013: Antares Launch, Rocket Armadillo, ISON Craziness

It's Friday so it's space hangout time. Join Universe Today publisher Fraser Cain and a crew of space journalists as…

9 years ago

An Unexpected Ending for Deep Impact

After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, an…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Sept. 6, 2013: LADEE Launch, Chris Kraft, Life From Mars, SpaceShipTwo and More

We missed a week, but now we're back with the Weekly Space Hangout... back with a vengeance, with a full…

9 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…

12 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…

12 years ago

Romantic Valentines Day Encounter Looms with Icy Comet

[/caption] At last, NASA embraces a romantic rendezvous in the dark void of deep space. And soon the whole world…

12 years ago

Stardust NExT Targets Valentines Day Encounter with Comet Tempel 1

[/caption] After a more than decade long journey of 6 billion kilometers, hopes are high for a celestial date in…

12 years ago

35 Days to STARDUST-NeXT Valentines Day Flyby of Comet Tempel 1

[/caption] 35 Days and Counting ! NASA’s re-purposed STARDUST- NeXT spacecraft is set to flyby Comet Tempel 1 at a…

12 years ago