Status Report

Stardust Status Report 29 Dec 2000

By SpaceRef Editor
December 29, 2000
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The STARDUST spacecraft and its subsystems continue to operate normally.
The navigation camera’s heating cycle #2 was completed and the CCD and
mirror motor heaters were turned off.

Earth Gravity Assist occurs on Jan 15, 2001, at about 11:15 Universal
time, about 3:15 a.m. Pacific time.

The Stardust website is getting a new look! Final updates to the web site
( are being completed and will be on-line soon.

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

SpaceRef staff editor.