Stardust Return Capsule

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


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