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written by Michael A'Hearn
Find out about the mission that successfully crashed an instrumented probe into a comet.  Don't miss the Image Gallery, which has spectacular images taken before and after the crash, and Mission Update, which tells the latest on the interpretation of the images and other data collected.
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- Solar System
= Comets
- Space Exploration
- Informal Education
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from October 1, 2005 until November 1, 2005. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
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Courtesy of: NASA
Keywords: Rosetta mission, asteriod, comet collision
Record Creator: Metadata instance created January 19, 2004 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated: Aug 18, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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M. A'Hearn, (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 2005), WWW Document, (
M. A'Hearn, Deep Impact Comet Mission, (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 2005), <>.
APA Format
A'Hearn, M. (2007, October 2). Deep Impact Comet Mission. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
Chicago Format
A'Hearn, Michael. Deep Impact Comet Mission. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, October 2, 2007. (accessed 24 November 2020).
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A'Hearn, Michael. Deep Impact Comet Mission. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2005. 2 Oct. 2007. 24 Nov. 2020 <>.
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