Sample Return Capsule
January 24, 2006
NASA's Stardust sample return capsule successfully landed at the U.S. Air Force Utah Test and Training Range at 2:10 a.m. Pacific time (3:10 a.m. Mountain time). The capsule contains cometary and interstellar samples gathered by the Stardust spacecraft.
Topics: Stardust, Discovery program, Space exploration, Return Capsule, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Sample return mission, Comet, Embedded systems, Science