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NASA Postpones Stardust Mission Media Update

Press Release From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2006

NASA has postponed the Stardust comet mission media briefing scheduled for 1 p.m. EST (12 p.m. CST), Tuesday. The agency plans to allow the Stardust science team additional time to assess and distribute cometary samples before scheduling media briefings.

NASA has enlisted more than 150 experts to accelerate sample studies. The first samples will be shipped to researchers this week. For information about Stardust on the Web, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/stardust

For information about NASA and agency programs on the Web, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/home

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