Anticipating Comet Sample Return
January 24, 2006
Members of the Stardust recovery team prepare at U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground on the evening of Jan. 14 for the return of the mission's sample return capsule early on Jan. 15. The capsule contains dust from comet Wild 2.
Topics: Stardust, Discovery program, Space exploration, United States Army, Dugway Proving Ground, Tooele County, Utah, PROVING GROUND, Dust, Genesis, 81P/Wild, Comet, Science