Saturday, January 14, 2006

NASA TV Airs Stardust Recovery Live

With just hours to go until the landing of the Stardust spacecraft sample capsule in the Utah desert, NASA TV is gearing up for live coverage beginning around 4 a.m. EST.

The Stardust mission has been a rousing success for NASA engineers, and regardless of whether the sample capsule is recovered project scientists have much to celebrate.

For a small list of its amazing discoveries and achievements, check out this list of Stardust Cool Facts, and pretend you know what "100 times the force of gravity" feels like...

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