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CSA Media opportunity on NASA's 'Deep Impact' mission

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2005

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Dr. Alain Berinstain, Director of Planetary Exploration and Space Astronomy at the Canadian Space Agency will be available, July 4, 2005, for interviews on NASA's 'Deep Impact' mission, whereby an enormous copper projectile weighing 370 kg will strike the 9P/Tempel 1 comet, allowing scientists to analyze its composition.  This research will help better understand the formation of the solar system.  

  For more information on NASA's 'Deep Impact' mission, please visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/deepimpact/multimedia/di-animation.html

http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/deepimpact/main/

For more information:

Nicholas Girard
Media Relations
Canadian Space Agency
6767, route de l'Aéroport, St-Hubert (Québec) J3Y 8Y9
Tel : (450) 926-4972| Fax : (450) 926-4352

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