Great idea for the new thread, Hoft!!
Just as planned..........
With the second stage of the two-part spacecraft, known as the flyby stage, watching from a safe distance, an 820-pound copper-core "impactor" craft smashed into the nucleus of comet Tempel 1 at 23,000 miles an hour, sending a huge spray of debris into space
Haven't received e mails from sumac, and am also concerned. Is anyone in contact with sumac by telephone? We'd appreciate hearing news, and especially knowing she's ok!