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Stardust Samples Streak Safely Home

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Air Date: 01/16/2006
Run Time: 0:28:50

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Guests:

  • Don Brownlee, Principal Investigator for the Stardust mission
  • Andrew Westphal, Stardust science team member and Stardust@home project director, University of California, Berkeley

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Special coverage of the return of the Stardust Sample Return Capsule, featuring Andrew Westphal of the UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab, and Principal Investigator Don Brownlee. You'll hear Westphal's thrilled reaction to the fiery reentry, along with his description of the Stardust@home project. Emily Lakdawalla's Q&A has the secret to photographing the surface of Venus. Bruce Betts has a new prize for this week's What's Up space trivia contest.

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