- Press Release
- August 8, 2022
Stardust Status Report 29 Dec 2000
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
(http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov) 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: