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Latest NASA's EPOXI mission Stories

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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.

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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2010-11-04 12:20:00

NASA's EPOXI mission successfully flew by comet Hartley 2 at about 7 am PDT (10 am EDT) today, and the spacecraft has begun returning images. Hartley 2 is the fifth comet nucleus visited by a spacecraft.

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2010-10-29 08:52:40

Exactly one week before the world gets a new look at comet Hartley 2 via NASA's EPOXI mission, observations of the comet by the Arecibo Planetary Radar in Puerto Rico have offered scientists a tantalizing preview.

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2010-10-27 08:15:00

On Nov 4 at about 10:01 am EDT (7:01 am PDT) the spacecraft will make its closest approach to the comet at a distance of about 700 kilometers (434 miles).

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2010-10-25 13:16:52

Here are five quick facts about the EPOXI mission, scheduled to fly by comet Hartley 2 on Nov 4, 2010.

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2010-10-19 13:35:00

Backyard stargazers with a telescope or binoculars and a clear night's sky can now inspect the comet that in a little over two weeks will become only the fifth in history to be imaged close up.

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2010-09-30 08:05:02

On Wednesday, navigators and mission controllers for NASA's EPOXI mission watched their computer screens their spacecraft successfully performed its 20th trajectory correction maneuver.


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