Stardust News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Stardust Spacecraft Officially Ends Operations
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Saturday, March 26, 2011
    Posted on: 3/27/2011 2:16:35 AM PDT

  • NASA and Lockheed Martin Say Goodbye to Historic Stardust Spacecraft
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Friday, March 25, 2011
    Posted on: 3/25/2011 8:36:16 PM PDT

  • NASA Releases Images Of A Human-Made Crater On A Comet
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Posted on: 2/16/2011 1:52:58 AM PDT

  • Stardust-NExT Pictures of Comet Tempel 1 Flyby Released by NASA
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Posted on: 2/15/2011 8:00:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Reschedules Stardust-NExT Comet Flyby News Conference
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Posted on: 2/15/2011 6:22:35 PM PDT

  • Comet Hunter's First Images on the Ground
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Posted on: 2/15/2011 3:02:37 PM PDT

  • Stardust Spacecraft Completes Comet Flyby
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Posted on: 2/15/2011 7:01:57 AM PDT

  • Two-Timing Spacecraft Has Date with Another Comet
    University of Chicago - Saturday, February 12, 2011
    Posted on: 2/13/2011 1:29:50 AM PDT

  • NASA To Preview February Comet Encounter
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Posted on: 1/12/2011 9:31:08 PM PDT

  • Post-mortem of a comet Scientists put the Comet Wild 2 under the microscope
    University of Leicester - Saturday, May 29, 2010
    Posted on: 5/29/2010 7:16:21 PM PDT

  • Stardust-NExT Spacecraft Fires Engines to Delay Arrival at Comet
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Thursday, February 18, 2010
    Posted on: 2/18/2010 5:39:17 PM PDT

  • Lockheed Martin-Built Stardust Spacecraft to Fly By Earth Jan. 14 - Stardust-NExT on Its Way to Explore Comet Tempel 1
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Tuesday, January 13, 2009
    Posted on: 1/13/2009 1:13:59 PM PDT

  • Stardust Return Capsule Joins the Milestones of Flight on Display at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
    National Air and Space Museum - Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    Posted on: 9/30/2008 7:33:04 AM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Capsule To Go On Display At Smithsonian
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, September 29, 2008
    Posted on: 9/29/2008 3:47:50 AM PDT

  • Comet Dust Reveals Unexpected Mixing of Solar System
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Sunday, September 21, 2008
    Posted on: 9/21/2008 9:59:36 AM PDT

  • Stardust Stars on Earth as it Does in the Heavens
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Saturday, April 5, 2008
    Posted on: 4/5/2008 3:56:41 PM PDT

  • Stardust comet dust resembles asteroid materials
    Los Alamos National Laboratory - Thursday, January 24, 2008
    Posted on: 1/24/2008 5:12:41 PM PDT

  • Stardust formed close to sun
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Friday, January 4, 2008
    Posted on: 1/4/2008 10:38:57 AM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace's Deep Impact Spacecraft Chosen for NASA's EPOXI Mission
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Tuesday, July 10, 2007
    Posted on: 7/10/2007 9:19:36 PM PDT

  • New Mission Given to Lockheed Martin-Built Stardust Spacecraft
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Tuesday, July 10, 2007
    Posted on: 7/10/2007 9:17:54 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Release of Four Stardust Interstellar Foil Crater Samples for General Allocation
    - April 9, 2012
    Posted on: 4/9/2012 12:58:08 PM PDT

  • NASA PDS Releases Stardust-NExT Mission Data
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - March 11, 2012
    Posted on: 3/12/2012 4:15:22 AM PDT

  • NASA Turns off Stardust Today
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - March 24, 2011
    Posted on: 3/24/2011 1:28:11 PM PDT

  • Stardust-NExT Spots Comet Tempel 1
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 27, 2011
    Posted on: 1/28/2011 2:52:46 AM PDT

  • NASA Ames Research Center Presentation by Scott Sanford on Stardust Spacecraft
    Ames Research Center - August 10, 2007
    Posted on: 8/10/2007 4:12:47 AM PDT

  • NASA Astrophysicist Scott Sandford Discusses Stardust Preliminary Findings (Transcript and Podcast)
    Ames Research Center - April 4, 2007
    Posted on: 4/4/2007 12:46:15 PM PDT

  • Stardust Status Report February 7, 2006
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - February 9, 2006
    Posted on: 2/9/2006 11:36:30 AM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report January 31, 2006
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - February 1, 2006
    Posted on: 2/1/2006 5:30:06 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Mission Status Report 30 January 2006
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 30, 2006
    Posted on: 1/30/2006 8:22:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Capsule Reentry Movie
    Ames Research Center - January 28, 2006
    Posted on: 1/28/2006 2:28:01 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report January 25, 2006
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 28, 2006
    Posted on: 1/28/2006 9:35:47 AM PDT

  • NASA's Stardust Passes Moon, Just Hours Away From Earth Return
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 14, 2006
    Posted on: 1/14/2006 9:05:22 AM PDT

  • Stardust's Final Hours
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 13, 2006
    Posted on: 1/13/2006 3:47:26 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Mission Status Report
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 5, 2006
    Posted on: 1/5/2006 8:38:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report December 16, 2005
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 17, 2005
    Posted on: 12/17/2005 2:53:09 PM PDT

  • Stardust Status Report December 2, 2005
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - December 2, 2005
    Posted on: 12/2/2005 6:04:50 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report March 26, 2004
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - March 26, 2004
    Posted on: 3/26/2004 6:20:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report February 20, 2004
    Arianespace - February 20, 2004
    Posted on: 2/20/2004 9:20:32 PM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report February 6, 2004
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - February 7, 2004
    Posted on: 2/7/2004 11:15:09 AM PDT

  • NASA Stardust Status Report January 30, 2004
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - January 31, 2004
    Posted on: 1/31/2004 6:55:08 PM PDT