Wednesday, June 01, 2005

NASA Blows Up A Comet In Space With A Rocket

This is an interesting summer science event. Enter this date into your iCal, PDA, cellphone, or jot it on a post-it and stick it on the edge of your monitor.
NASA is sending up a rocket on January 12, 2005 to intercept a space comet that it will blow up. This explosion will be the equivalent of 4.5 tons of TNT. This will enable scientists to view how a comet is made up. Us here on earth will get to watch some unusual fireworks right around July 4 when it's scheduled to explode in space.

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