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Dante, 10 years old, with his basic model
Dante, 10 years old, with his basic model

Choose one of the following model kits for your age group and build your own Deep Impact spacecraft. This makes a great family or classroom project. Print your instructions on standard paper but your model will be stronger if it is printed on 80-pound white card stock. These models are great for "kids" of all ages.

Detailed Spacecraft Model Detailed Spacecraft Model
Ages 15 and up/approximately 8 hours
This version has a three-dimensional set of telescopes and a removable impactor.

Basic Spacecraft Model Basic Spacecraft Model
Ages 12 and up/approximately 5 hours
This spacecraft version has the telescopes and impactor pictured on it.

Impactor Spacecraft Model Impactor Spacecraft Model
Ages 10 - 12 and up/approximately 1 hour
This model of the impactor includes a three dimensional antenna.

Denise Cook-Clampert and David Lewis A Model for Excellence
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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2010