PIA03683: View of a Cometary Impact Into Aerogel
Mission: Stardust
Spacecraft: Stardust
Product Size: 3072 x 2048 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Johnson Space Center
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Closeup view of a cometary impact (upper right) into aerogel was inspected by scientists at a laboratory at the Johnson Space Center hours after the Stardust Sample Return Canister was delivered to the Johnson Space Center from the spacecraft's landing site in Utah.

Image Credit:
NASA/JSC

Image Addition Date:
2006-01-20