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Flying By Comet Hartley 2 at 27,560MPH

,560MPH, 12.32 km/h. That was the whizzing speed of NASA's spacecraft Deep Impact as it approached comet Hartley on its EPOXI mission. Here's a time lapse video of its complete trajectory, just released by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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Goopplesoft - Reliant Robin of whitenoise

Wait wait. This idea may be because I am slightly impaired right now but:

If we find one heading towards mars can we latch on it as it goes by?

Itll sure get us there faster...