Seems like Deep Impact was success, sweet success. Hearty congrats for a job well done to the folks at NASA, University of Maryland, JPL, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, and anyone else involved. Check it out. This was a project purportedly to study the interior of a comet, but I dare say that much, much more was learned, particularly along the lines of high speed intercepts.|
(Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UMD - shamelessly ripped from NASA website)
Addendum: Thanks to Chaotic Synaptic Activity for the link to this:
A Russian astrologer sues NASA over Deep Impact Mission.There's more, go read it!
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