Deep Impact Comet Encounter: Design, Development and Operation of the Big Event at Tempel 1

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dc.contributor.author Rocca, Jennifer en_US
dc.contributor.author Wissler, Steven en_US
dc.contributor.author Kubitschek, Daniel G. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-01-19T20:32:50Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-03-03T21:08:06Z
dc.date.available 2006-01-19T20:32:50Z en_US
dc.date.available 2006-03-03T21:08:06Z
dc.date.issued 2005-11-10 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/8032
dc.description This conference features the work of authors from: Georgia Tech’s Space Systems Design Lab, Aerospace Systems Design Lab, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech Research Institute; NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Marshall Space Flight Center, Goddard Space Flight Center, Langley Research Center; and other aerospace industry and academic institutions en_US
dc.description.abstract Deep Impact Comet Encounter was a mission to crash the Impactor spacecraft and its Impactor Targeting Sensor (ITS) into Comet Tempel 1 and record the event via a Flyby spacecraft. The Deep Impact spacecrafts, Flyby and Impactor, were launched together aboard a Delta II rocket from Kennedy Space Flight Center on January 12, 2005. Impactor ended its almost six-month mission by successfully transmitting back images of the comet as it plowed into the surface of Tempel 1 on July 4, 2005. Flyby successfully transmitted back the first image of the Impactor’s collision with Tempel 1 via its High Resolution Imager (HRI), the largest telescope ever to be deployed into deep space en_US
dc.description.sponsorship AIAA Space Systems Technical Committee ; AIAA Space Transportation Systems Technical Committee ; Space Technology Advanced Research Center en_US
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dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SSEC05 Session C;GT-SSEC.C.2 en_US
dc.subject Cometary impacts en_US
dc.subject Cometary properties en_US
dc.subject Deep Impact Comet Encounter en_US
dc.subject Flyby spacecraft en_US
dc.subject High rate imaging en_US
dc.subject High Resolution Imager en_US
dc.subject Impactor spacecraft en_US
dc.subject Impactor Targeting Sensor en_US
dc.subject Telemetry en_US
dc.title Deep Impact Comet Encounter: Design, Development and Operation of the Big Event at Tempel 1 en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.) en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Georgia Institute of Technology. Space Systems Design Lab en_US


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