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Deep Impact

NASA Spacecraft Spinning Out Of Control, Scientist Says

natureheader | Eric Hand, Ron Cowen | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science

NASA’s Deep Impact spacecraft is in deep trouble. The craft, famous for blasting a projectile into the Comet Tempel 1 in 2005, lost contact with Ear...

LOOK: NASA Probe Snaps Photos of Potential 'Comet of the Century'

Posted 04.08.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/06/2013 06:52 AM EST on A NASA spacecraft has captured its first photos of comet ISON, an icy wanderer tha...

My Life In Comets

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 02.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Zoe P. Strassfield

I'm lucky to live at a time when my species is doing such incredible things, and there are surely plenty of historic moments still to come. And I'm hopeful about Comet ISON next November...

Comet PHOTOS: Hartley 2 Captured By Deep Impact Craft

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA has released new photos of the Hartley 2 comet, up-close, high-resolution images of the approximately 1.4-mile-long comet core. The images, t...