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published by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
written by Michael A'Hearn
The Deep Impact Mission successfully crashed an instrumented probe into a comet.  The mission homepage includes the objectives of the mission, descriptions of the instruments used, definitions of terms used, animations, pictures, and educational materials related to the topic.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Solar System
= Comets
- Space Exploration
- Informal Education
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Research study
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Courtesy of:
Rosetta mission, asteriod, comet collision
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created January 19, 2004 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated:
August 18, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
October 2, 2007
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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 March 2, 2024, from Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
Chicago Format
A'Hearn, Michael. Deep Impact Comet Mission. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, October 2, 2007. (accessed 2 March 2024).
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A'Hearn, Michael. Deep Impact Comet Mission. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2005. 2 Oct. 2007. 2 Mar. 2024 <>.
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@misc{ Author = "Michael A'Hearn", Title = {Deep Impact Comet Mission}, Publisher = {Jet Propulsion Laboratory}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {2 March 2024}, Month = {October 2, 2007}, Year = {2005} }
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