Status Report

NASA Stardust Capsule Reentry Movie

By SpaceRef Editor
January 28, 2006
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NASA Stardust Capsule Reentry Movie


(Quicktime, 6.4 MB with caption)

This movie was taken from a NASA DC-8 aircraft as the Stardust sample return capsule entered the atmosphere in the early morning hours of Jan. 15, 2006.

At the time this video was shot, the DC-8 was flying at the eastern edge of the Nevada state line. The Stardust sample return capsule had a soft landing in the US Air Force’s Utah Test and Training Range at 3:10 am MST.

SpaceRef staff editor.