PIA03670: Lifting Sample Return Capsule
 Mission:  Stardust
 Spacecraft:  Stardust
 Instrument:  Stardust Capsule 
 Product Size:  3008 x 2000 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  NASA
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NASA's Stardust sample return capsule successfully landed at the U.S. Air Force Utah Test and Training Range at 2:10 a.m. Pacific time (3:10 a.m. Mountain time). The capsule contains cometary and interstellar samples gathered by the Stardust spacecraft.

Here, the capsule is being lifted at the landing site.

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