Stardust probe

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


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

Radio Programs

Stardust Catching bits of stardust Friday, January 15, 2016
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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