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Question 4:
4. If you could ask a Deep Impact scientist several questions about the mission, what would they be?
Answer:

Some of the questions you might want to ask are:

  • Who came up with the idea of crashing into a comet?
  • Why did you choose comet Tempel 1?
  • How did you program the spacecraft to meet up with the comet?
  • Why did you choose the Fourth of July?
  • How did the impactor make such a large hole?
  • What did you find?
  • How do you know what came out of the hole?

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