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2011-07-18 09:49:18

New findings from NEOWISE, the asteroid- and comet-hunting portion of NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer mission, show that comet Hartley 2 leaves a pebbly trail as it laps the sun, dotted with grains as big as golf balls.

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2011-06-17 08:55:00

Comet Hartley 2's hyperactive state, as studied by NASA's EPOXI mission, is detailed in a new paper published in this week's issue of the journal Science.

2011-06-16 21:33:18

Comet Hartley 2, is in a hyperactive class of its own compared to other comets visited by spacecraft.

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2010-11-23 06:15:00

Eighty-six days out from its appointment with a comet, NASA's Stardust spacecraft fired its thrusters to help refine its flight path.

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2010-11-18 13:05:00

Scientists have analyzed images from the EPOXI mission's pictures taken of comet Hartley 2 and found a cometary snow storm created by carbon dioxide jets spewing out tons of ice particles.

2010-11-18 12:05:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPOXI mission's recent encounter with comet Hartley 2 provided the first images clear enough for scientists to link jets of dust and gas with specific surface features. NASA and other scientists have begun to analyze the images.

2010-11-16 07:41:36

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 pm EST on Thursday, Nov 18, to discuss new scientific findings from the recent EPOXI mission spacecraft encounter with comet Hartley 2.

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2010-11-11 06:40:00

Initial science results on comet released from University of Maryland, much more to come UMD scientists say.

2010-11-04 15:48:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's EPOXI mission spacecraft successfully flew past comet Hartley 2 at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday.


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