PIA03683: View of a Cometary Impact Into Aerogel


View of a Cometary Impact Into Aerogel

Caption:

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.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target
System
Target Type Comet
Mission Stardust
Instrument Host Stardust
Host Type
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Color, Dust
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2006-01-20
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JSC
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA03683
Identifier PIA03683