CONTOUR News


Mission Press Releases

  • CONTOUR Mishap Board Completes Investigation
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 15, 2003
    Posted on: 10/15/2003 7:38:48 AM PDT

  • NASA Appoints CONTOUR Mission Investigation Team
    NASA HQ - Monday, August 26, 2002
    Posted on: 8/26/2002 2:11:59 PM PDT

  • Boeing Helps NASA Get to the Heart of Comets
    Boeing - Wednesday, July 3, 2002
    Posted on: 7/3/2002 9:17:14 AM PDT

  • JPL Navigators Drive Two-for-one Comet Mission
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, July 1, 2002
    Posted on: 7/1/2002 5:25:43 PM PDT

  • At 95, Comet Man Embarks On Out-Of-This-World Tour
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Sunday, June 30, 2002
    Posted on: 6/30/2002 8:22:56 AM PDT

  • Date of CONTOUR Prelaunch Press Conference Changed
    Kennedy Space Center - Thursday, June 27, 2002
    Posted on: 6/27/2002 6:31:18 PM PDT

  • NASA Goddard A Partner on Comet Cruise
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, June 25, 2002
    Posted on: 6/25/2002 6:15:14 PM PDT

  • Boeing Partners with NASA to Chase Comets
    Boeing - Friday, June 14, 2002
    Posted on: 6/14/2002 8:40:43 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Mission Gets to the Heart of Comet Diversity
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
    Posted on: 6/12/2002 1:56:14 PM PDT

  • NASA's CONTOUR Mission Prelaunch Briefing Set for June 12
    NASA HQ - Friday, June 7, 2002
    Posted on: 6/7/2002 3:06:53 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Spacecraft Press Opportunity to be Held at KSC June 5
    Kennedy Space Center - Monday, June 3, 2002
    Posted on: 6/3/2002 6:57:16 PM PDT

  • Build Your Own CONTOUR Spacecraft
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Saturday, June 1, 2002
    Posted on: 6/1/2002 9:10:01 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Spacecraft Arrives at KSC for Launch Preparations
    Kennedy Space Center - Thursday, April 25, 2002
    Posted on: 4/25/2002 1:21:02 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Ships to the Cape: NASA Comet-Chasing Spacecraft on Track for July 1 Launch
    Johns Hopkins University - Tuesday, April 23, 2002
    Posted on: 4/23/2002 8:16:10 PM PDT

  • NASA's comet tour challenges teachers and students to enter contest
    Cornell University - Tuesday, February 5, 2002
    Posted on: 2/5/2002 4:35:22 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Spacecraft Shipped to Goddard for Prelaunch Testing; Comet-Study Mission Reaches Milestone on Way to July 2002 Launch
    Johns Hopkins University - Tuesday, January 29, 2002
    Posted on: 1/29/2002 7:00:32 PM PDT

  • Comet-Chasing Spacecraft Nears Completion at Hopkins Applied Physics Lab;
    Johns Hopkins University - Friday, January 4, 2002
    Posted on: 1/4/2002 2:21:08 PM PDT

  • Instruments aboard CONTOUR spacecraft will provide first surface 'fingerprint' of comet nucleus
    Cornell University - Wednesday, June 13, 2001
    Posted on: 6/13/2001 7:24:41 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Team Readies for Final Attempts to Contact CONTOUR
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 13, 2002
    Posted on: 12/13/2002 9:51:45 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Status 23 Aug 2002: Team Scales Back CONTOUR Monitoring
    Johns Hopkins University - August 23, 2002
    Posted on: 8/23/2002 7:14:24 PM PDT

  • Search For CONTOUR Spacecraft - Spacewatch - Updated August 21, 2002
    Spacewatch - August 21, 2002
    Posted on: 8/21/2002 12:04:59 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Status Report 21 Aug 2002: Six Days and Still No Signal
    Johns Hopkins University - August 21, 2002
    Posted on: 8/21/2002 9:52:23 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Mission Status Report August 19, 2002 -- 4:00 p.m. (EDT)
    Johns Hopkins University - August 19, 2002
    Posted on: 8/19/2002 4:33:51 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Status 18 Aug 2002: Current Operations: Radar and Radio Checks
    Johns Hopkins University - August 18, 2002
    Posted on: 8/18/2002 2:44:53 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Mission Status Report August 16, 2002 -- 9:30 p.m. (EDT)
    Johns Hopkins University - August 16, 2002
    Posted on: 8/17/2002 9:12:36 AM PDT

  • Spacewatch 1.8-meter telescope May Have Spotted CONTOUR Debris
    Spacewatch - August 16, 2002
    Posted on: 8/16/2002 4:04:30 PM PDT

  • Search for CONTOUR Continues
    Johns Hopkins University - August 16, 2002
    Posted on: 8/16/2002 10:49:15 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Contact Attempts Continue August 15, 2002 -- 7:30 p.m. (EDT)
    Johns Hopkins University - August 15, 2002
    Posted on: 8/15/2002 6:07:10 PM PDT

  • Mission Operations Awaiting Contact from CONTOUR Spacecraft August 15, 2002 -- 1 p.m. (EDT)
    Johns Hopkins University - August 15, 2002
    Posted on: 8/15/2002 11:56:10 AM PDT

  • Mission Operations Awaiting Contact from CONTOUR Spacecraft August 15, 2002 -- 9:15 a.m. (EDT)
    Johns Hopkins University - August 15, 2002
    Posted on: 8/15/2002 8:23:06 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Status Report August 2, 2002
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - August 2, 2002
    Posted on: 8/6/2002 6:52:12 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Changing Its Attitude July 26, 2002
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - July 26, 2002
    Posted on: 7/29/2002 7:15:28 AM PDT

  • WDC SI Launch Announcement 13243: CONTOUR
    Spacewarn Bulletin - July 3, 2002
    Posted on: 7/3/2002 8:00:24 PM PDT

  • CONTOUR Spacecraft Launches from Cape Canaveral
    Kennedy Space Center - July 3, 2002
    Posted on: 7/3/2002 7:13:42 AM PDT

  • Launch weather forecast for Contour/Delta II
    Kennedy Space Center - July 2, 2002
    Posted on: 7/2/2002 8:52:31 AM PDT

  • CONTOUR Spacecraft Scheduled for Launch on Wednesday July 3
    Kennedy Space Center - July 1, 2002
    Posted on: 7/1/2002 5:27:00 PM PDT

  • DELTA II Contour launch weather forecast for Wednesday, July 3
    Kennedy Space Center - July 1, 2002
    Posted on: 7/1/2002 9:43:57 AM PDT

  • NASA's CONTOUR Spacecraft Scheduled for Launch July 1
    Kennedy Space Center - June 24, 2002
    Posted on: 6/24/2002 2:09:36 PM PDT