PIA03184: Sample Return Capsule Parachuting Down To Earth (Artist's Concept)
Mission: Stardust
Spacecraft: Stardust
Product Size: 2400 x 3000 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Artist's rendering of the Stardust capsule returning to Earth. The Stardust spacecraft will bring back samples of interstellar dust, including recently discovered dust streaming into our Solar System from the direction of Sagittarius.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2005-11-03