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Jan. 23, 2006
NASA Postpones Stardust Mission Media Update
NASA has postponed the Stardust comet mission media briefing scheduled for 1 p.m. EST (12 p.m. CST), Tuesday. The Stardust science team needs additional time to assess and distribute cometary samples before future media briefings.

NASA has enlisted more than 150 experts to accelerate sample studies. The first samples will be shipped to researchers this week. For information about Stardust on the Web, visit:

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