Stardust Sample Return Exceeds Expectations

NASA Scientists Confirm Presence of Comet Samples - Briefing Set for Thursday

Scientists have confirmed that samples from a comet and interstellar dust have been returned to Earth by the Stardust spacecraft. "The collection of cometary particles has exceeded our expectations," said Dr. Donald Brownlee. The scientist team opened the Stardust sample return capsule on Tuesday in a special facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston.

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