PIA03671: Stardust Sample Return
 Mission:  Stardust
 Spacecraft:  Stardust
 Instrument:  Stardust Capsule 
 Product Size:  1000 x 665 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  NASA
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03671.tif (1.998 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03671.jpg (83.14 kB)

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The Stardust sample return capsule was transported by helicopter from its landing site at the U.S. Air Force Utah Test and Training Range. This image shows the return capsule inside a protective covering. The capsule, which landed at 2:10 a.m. Pacific time (3:10 a.m. Mountain time), contains cometary and interstellar samples gathered by the Stardust spacecraft.

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