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The NASA/JPL/UMD Deep Impact spacecraft ends its missions, but leaves a powerful, UMD-led legacy of scientific discovery. College Park, MD (PRWEB) September
NASA announced on Friday that its Deep Impact mission has ended after losing communication with the spacecraft.
As you probably know from personal experience, computer-related problems can be some of the most frustrating to deal with. So imagine the frustration over at NASA, where scientists are having problems with the computer on board the space agency’s Deep Impact probe.
NASA's Stardust spacecraft returned new images of a comet showing a scar resulting from the 2005 Deep Impact mission.
PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Stardust spacecraft returned new images of a comet showing a scar resulting from the 2005 Deep Impact mission. The images also showed the comet has a fragile and weak nucleus.
DENVER, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Stardust-NExT spacecraft made a Valentine's Day deep-space rendezvous with an object it had been seeking for the past four-and-a-half years.
NASA's Stardust spacecraft spent its Valentine's Day getting cozy with a comet, snapping more than 70 photographs of Tempel 1 during a Monday flyby, the US space agency has announced.
As of today, NASA's Stardust-NExT mission spacecraft is within a quarter-million miles of its quarry, comet Tempel 1, which it will fly by tonight.
Here are five facts you should know about NASA's Stardust-NExT spacecraft as it prepares for a Valentine's "date" with comet Tempel 1.