• Impactor Spacecraft Encounter Sequence Design for the Deep Impact Mission 

      Kubitschek, Daniel G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      On July 4, 2005, another first in space exploration was achieved. NASA’s Deep Impact spacecraft (s/c) released a small, 350 kg Impactor s/c designed to target comet Tempel 1, estimated to be 14 km x 5 km x 5 km in size ...