Stardust-Next Burns for Comet Flyby

artist concept of Stardust-Next Artist concept of Stardust-Next. Image credit: NASA/JPL
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June 25, 2008

The Stardust-Next flight team fired their spacecraft's engine today to refine its trajectory. This trajectory sets the stage for an encounter with comet Tempel 1 on February 14, 2011.



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