Results of the Deep Impact Mission – Dr. Karen Meech

(December 21, 2005) Dr. Karen Meech of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy shares results of the Deep Impact Mission. The mission arrived at comet Tempel 1 on July 4, 2005 to learn what chemicals may have been present in the Solar System 4.5 billion years ago.

Science Standards: Structure and properties of matter; chemical reactions; motions and forces; origin and evolution of the Solar System.