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Comet Hopper
Comet Hopper Mission to Comets

Goals: This proposed mission would study cometary evolution by landing on a comet multiple times and observing its changes as it interacts with the sun.

Accomplishments: This is one of three science investigations from which NASA will pick one potential 2016 mission.


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This is a mission concept. No launch date has been determined yet.
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Last Updated: 5 Dec 2011