On Feb. 24, team members for NASA's Stardust spacecraft intentionally commanded the spacecraft to burn its rocket engines until the fuel ran out, ...› Read More
02.06.09 - Saturday, Feb. 7, marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of NASA's well-traveled Stardust spacecraft.
01.14.09 - The NASA/JPL Stardust spacecraft flew within 9,000 kilometers (5,600 miles) of Earth today. The Stardust-NExT mission is scheduled for an encounter with comet Tempel 1 in Feb. 2011.
11.18.08 - The NASA/JPL Stardust spacecraft fired its engines today to prepare for a Jan. 14, 2009, Earth flyby. Stardust is scheduled to fly past comet Tempel 1 in 2011.