CAN YOU ANSWER THIS? ANSWERS - MARCH 2004
- If you have to compare the kinetic energy of the impact that our impactor will make in Comet Tempel 1 to TNT used here on Earth, what would the comparison be?
- What are four things we don't yet know about comets?
- How will the impactor aim at Comet Tempel 1?
- Describe the surface of a comet.
- Name 4 ideas people had about comets throughout history.
- What are three reasons we want to observe the impact of Comet Tempel 1 from Earth?
- What is a Whipple Shield and why is it necessary?
- What is the Deep Space Network?
- Is Deep Impact the only mission to a comet?