Status Report

Stardust Status Report 07-14-2000

By SpaceRef Editor
July 14, 2000
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There was one Deep Space Network (DSN) tracking pass during the
pass week. All subsystems onboard the spacecraft are performing

Flight sequence SC020 was successfully transmitted to the spacecraft.
SC020 will start next week.

Preparations for turning on the Navigation Camera (NAVCAM) Charge
Couple Device (CCD) heater are in progress. The heater will remain
on for approximately a week and images will be taken periodically.

The STARDUST Outreach team participated in the Astronomy Society of
the Pacific meeting with displays and educational materials.

For more information on the STARDUST mission – the first ever
comet sample return mission – please visit the STARDUST home page:

SpaceRef staff editor.