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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.
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.
Comet Hartley 2, is in a hyperactive class of its own compared to other comets visited by spacecraft.
Eighty-six days out from its appointment with a comet, NASA's Stardust spacecraft fired its thrusters to help refine its flight path.
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.
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.
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.
Initial science results on comet released from University of Maryland, much more to come UMD scientists say.
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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