Comet Wild 2

Sounds of Comet Tempel 1 smashing into Stardust-NExT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5b9qL-T-3s As Stardust-Next was racing past Comet Tempel at 9.8 km/sec, or 24,000 MPH, it encountered a hail of bullet…

12 years ago

Movies of Comet Tempel 1 Encounter by Stardust-NExT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmvm7cvaiKY&feature=related Want to know what it feels like at close range to ride on a spaceship past a zooming comet…

12 years ago

NASA’s Stardust Discovers Human made Deep Impact Crater on Comet Tempel 1

[/caption] NASA’s aging and amazing Stardust space probe has at last discovered the human made crater created on Comet Tempel…

12 years ago

Stardust-NExT zooms by Comet Tempel 1 for Cosmic Encounter

[/caption] NASA’s Stardust-NExT comet chaser successfully zoomed by Comet Temple 1 exactly as planned a short while ago at 11:37…

12 years ago

Romantic Valentines Day Encounter Looms with Icy Comet

[/caption] At last, NASA embraces a romantic rendezvous in the dark void of deep space. And soon the whole world…

12 years ago

Stardust NExT Targets Valentines Day Encounter with Comet Tempel 1

[/caption] After a more than decade long journey of 6 billion kilometers, hopes are high for a celestial date in…

12 years ago

New Results from Stardust Mission Paint Chaotic Picture of Early Solar System

[/caption] One of the most surprising results from the Stardust mission – which returned comet dust samples to Earth in…

13 years ago

Comet, Cometary Dust Formed in Different Parts of Solar System

Scientists studying the particles of comet dust brought to Earth by the Stardust spacecraft have uncovered a bit of a…

15 years ago