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2011-01-13 06:15:54

NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 pm EST on Wednesday, Jan 19, to discuss the Feb 14 Stardust-NExT mission flyby of comet Tempel 1.

2008-09-25 17:35:25

Having returned the world's first particles from a comet, NASA's Stardust sample return capsule will join the collection of flight icons in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

2008-04-03 16:21:29

While their spacecraft's journeys may have taken it more than halfway to Jupiter, members of the Stardust team have lately been doing some roaming of their own. A great deal of the traveling has been to accept awards and receive the accolades of their aerospace and science-oriented peers.

2006-12-14 14:25:00

Just as kits of little plastic bricks can be used to make everything from models of the space shuttle to the statue of liberty, comets are looking more and more like one of nature's toolkits for creating life.

2006-02-20 13:10:00

Scientists said Monday they have begun slicing and dicing the first of hundreds of microscopic specks of comet dust, virtually unchanged since the birth of the solar system, that a NASA spacecraft successfully returned to Earth in late January.

2006-01-17 18:43:53

The newly returned Stardust space capsule arrived Tuesday at NASA's Johnson Space Center, where the space agency said scientists will unlock its internal canister and take a first peek at comet debris particles it was supposed to capture during a seven-year journey.

2006-01-17 13:31:11

Please read in 4th paragraph ...any solid material from beyond the moon...

2006-01-17 13:19:06

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A space capsule loaded with comet dust completed a 2.9 billion mile (4.7 billion kilometer) journey on Sunday, landing safely in the Utah desert and ending a seven-year wait for clues to the solar system's origins.

2006-01-15 08:08:13

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A space

2006-01-15 06:40:33

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A space

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.