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Mission

Learn more about the Deep Impact mission through these resources.

Deep Impact Fact Sheet
Deep Impact Fact Sheet
Read an overview of the Deep Impact mission.
More About the Science
More About the Science
Learn more about why we study comets.
Deep News
Deep News
Follow the Deep Impact development, launch and encounter with Comet Tempel 1 through issues of the Deep News newsletter.
Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Get to know members of the Deep Impact mission team.
What Did We Hope to See?
What Did We Hope to See?
Take a look at the observation plan for the high resolution and medium resolution instruments on the flyby spacecraft.
Mission Timeline
Mission Timeline
Find the major milestones for the Deep Impact mission.
Videos and Animations
Videos and Animations
View some of the Deep Impact videos, interviews and animations.
Quick Facts
Quick Facts
For a quick view of the mission, see our Quick Facts.
Mission Updates
Mission Updates
Look through an archive of mission updates from different members of the team.
How Deep Impact Got Its Name
How Deep Impact Got Its Name
Visit with Dr. Alan Delamere to see how the idea for the Deep Impact mission developed.
What is a Discovery Mission?
What is a Discovery Mission?
Find out more about all of NASA's exciting Discovery missions.