Results of the Deep Impact Mission

(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.