Stardust probe

Stardust flew through the coma of Comet Wild 2, gathering grains of comet dust that it returned to Earth in early 2006.

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Comets With the possible exception of Saturn's rings,...

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Stardust Catching bits of comet dust Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Comet Encounter Returning to the scene of a wreck Monday, February 14, 2011

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Comet Tempel 1 as seen by the Stardust spacecraft, February 14, 2011
Close Cometary Encounter Thursday, February 17, 2011
Comet Tempel-1 from the Stardust spacecraft, February 14, 2011
Second Glance Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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