First Sample Return Mission From A Comet Performs Soft Landing at the Smithsonian

Stardust capsule in UtahThe first sample return mission from an object other than the Moon (I’m not counting solar wind), and the first space probe run by a friend of mine, principal investigator Dr. Don Brownlee, just performed a soft landing in the halls of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Congratulations to Don and the entire Stardust team!

Read more on Space.com.

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