Deep Impact Mission: Looking Beneath the Surface of a Cometary Nucleus

Deep Impact, or at least part of the flight system, is designed to crash into comet 9P/Tempel 1. This bold mission design enables cometary researchers to peer into the cometary nucleus, analyzing the material excavated with its imagers and spectrometers. The book describes the mission, its objective...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Russell, C.T. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Deep Impact, or at least part of the flight system, is designed to crash into comet 9P/Tempel 1. This bold mission design enables cometary researchers to peer into the cometary nucleus, analyzing the material excavated with its imagers and spectrometers. The book describes the mission, its objectives, expected results, payload, and data products in articles written by those most closely involved. This mission has the potential of revolutionizing our understanding of the cometary nucleus
Physical Description:VIII, 396 p online resource
ISBN:9781402041631