Deep Impact News


Mission Press Releases

  • University of Maryland Team Begins Imaging Comet Hartley 2 with Deep Impact Spacecraft
    University of Maryland - Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Posted on: 9/8/2010 6:54:01 PM PDT

  • Deep Impact Spacecraft Finds Clear Evidence of Water on Moon
    University of Maryland - Thursday, September 24, 2009
    Posted on: 9/24/2009 9:08:35 AM PDT

  • NASA Gives Two Successful Spacecraft New Assignments
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 3, 2007
    Posted on: 7/3/2007 5:04:25 PM PDT

  • University of Maryland Proposal for Deep Impact Extended Mission Clears Major Hurdle
    University of Maryland - Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    Posted on: 11/1/2006 5:42:22 PM PDT

  • X-rays reveal 250,000 tonnes of water released by NASA Deep Impact Spacecraft
    University of Leicester - Wednesday, April 5, 2006
    Posted on: 4/5/2006 12:02:06 PM PDT

  • Comet Crater Contest Inconclusive
    Planetary Society - Sunday, January 29, 2006
    Posted on: 1/29/2006 7:17:44 PM PDT

  • University of Maryland-Led Deep Impact Mission Wins Space Exploration Award
    University of Maryland - Tuesday, November 8, 2005
    Posted on: 11/8/2005 8:27:30 PM PDT

  • Deep Impact Temperature Map of Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, October 21, 2005
    Posted on: 10/21/2005 8:02:42 PM PDT

  • NASA's Deep Impact Adds Color to Unfolding Comet Picture
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 7, 2005
    Posted on: 10/7/2005 7:57:21 AM PDT

  • NASA's Deep Impact Adds Color to Unfolding Comet Picture
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, September 7, 2005
    Posted on: 9/7/2005 10:00:40 PM PDT

  • NASA's Spitzer and Deep Impact Build Recipe for Comet Soup
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, September 7, 2005
    Posted on: 9/7/2005 9:42:21 PM PDT

  • Deep Impact: During and After Impact
    California Institute of Technology - Friday, July 22, 2005
    Posted on: 7/22/2005 9:44:12 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Deep Impact Future Mission Status
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 21, 2005
    Posted on: 7/21/2005 7:54:55 PM PDT

  • Deep Impact Was a Dust-up, Not a Gusher
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Friday, July 8, 2005
    Posted on: 7/8/2005 9:05:36 PM PDT

  • Data From NASA's Deep Impact Indicates Immense Cloud of Powdery Material Released
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, July 8, 2005
    Posted on: 7/8/2005 9:00:26 PM PDT

  • Odin's first post-hit water measurements of Tempel 1
    Swedish Space Corporation - Friday, July 8, 2005
    Posted on: 7/8/2005 11:11:48 AM PDT

  • Scientists Measure How Deep "Deep Impact" Was, With X-rays
    Pennsylvania State University - Friday, July 8, 2005
    Posted on: 7/8/2005 11:10:33 AM PDT

  • UK Infrared Telescope First to Detect Flare From Deep Impact
    Joint Astronomy Centre - Thursday, July 7, 2005
    Posted on: 7/7/2005 8:12:18 AM PDT

  • Deep Impact wows overflow audience at Cornell's Space Sciences Building
    Cornell University - Thursday, July 7, 2005
    Posted on: 7/7/2005 7:50:48 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Instruments Capture Images of Deep Impact's Independence Day Fireworks
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, July 7, 2005
    Posted on: 7/7/2005 7:33:05 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Team Attempts to Restore Communications with Deep Impact
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 10, 2013
    Posted on: 9/11/2013 3:37:08 PM PDT

  • Deep Impact Mission Update - December 2005: How Do Comets Evolve?
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 29, 2005
    Posted on: 12/29/2005 12:45:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Mission Update - November 2005
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 2, 2005
    Posted on: 12/2/2005 8:59:45 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: A Cyber-Astronaut's Final Moves
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 5, 2005
    Posted on: 7/5/2005 9:34:29 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Movie: Impactor Slams into Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 9:55:59 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1 After Impact
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 1:13:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1: Two Views
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 1:13:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1 Before the Crash
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 1:13:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1 As Seen By Impactor Targeting Sensor (Closeup Detail)
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 1:12:00 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1 As Seen By Impactor Targeting Sensor
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 1:11:26 PM PDT

  • ESA TV coverage of Deep Impact Mission - additional feed at 14:30 GMT
    ESA Broadcast Centre - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 12:34:17 PM PDT

  • XMM-Newton detects water on Tempel 1
    European Space Agency - July 4, 2005
    Posted on: 7/4/2005 12:23:27 PM PDT

  • Deep Impact Arrives at Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 3, 2005
    Posted on: 7/3/2005 10:46:02 PM PDT

  • NASA Chandra Image: Deep Impact Target: Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 3, 2005
    Posted on: 7/3/2005 1:01:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact: Water on and around Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 3, 2005
    Posted on: 7/3/2005 11:35:54 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Comet Tempel 1 at 07:44 UTC on July 3, 2005
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 3, 2005
    Posted on: 7/3/2005 11:27:45 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Data: Total Brightness of Comet Tempel 1 versus Time Until Impact
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 3, 2005
    Posted on: 7/3/2005 11:26:34 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Status Report July 03, 2005
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 3, 2005
    Posted on: 7/3/2005 8:00:39 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Outburst on Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 2, 2005
    Posted on: 7/2/2005 11:08:07 AM PDT

  • NASA Deep Impact Image: Less Than Three Days Away!
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 2, 2005
    Posted on: 7/2/2005 11:07:49 AM PDT