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06.19.08
 
artist concept of Deep Impact (now called EPOXI) releases its impactor
This is an artist concept of Epoxi, which uses the Deep Impact spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL
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The Epoxi flight team fired their spacecraft's engine today to refine its trajectory. This trajectory sets the stage for an encounter with comet Hartley 2 on Nov. 4, 2010.

 
 
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