Stardust Return Capsule

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Stardust Return Capsule

After a 3 billion-mile journey to rendezvous with a comet, the Stardust return capsule joined the national collection of flight icons Oct. 1, 2008, the 50th anniversary of NASA. The capsule is displayed in Exploring the Planets at the Museum in Washington, DC.

Image Number: 2008-13195
Credit: Image by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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