Stardust: NASA's Comet Sample Return Mission


Subject:
Astronomy , Comets , Space Flight

Description:
Extensive information about Stardust, "the first U.S. space mission dedicated solely to the exploration of a comet, and the first robotic mission designed to return extraterrestrial material from outside the orbit of the Moon." Features background and educational material, news about the return capsule (which landed in Utah in January 2006), photos and drawings, animations and videos, interviews, and related information. From the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

Publisher:
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Language:
English

Source:
http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov


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