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Stardust Comet Mission Briefing Graphics
03.13.06
Dr. Don Brownlee, Principal Investigator, University of Washington, Seattle

Canister on GroundCanister on Ground
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Solar NebulaSolar Nebula
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Holding Stardust GridHolding Stardust Grid
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Aerogel Over LightAerogel Over Light
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Arrow Shaped SampleArrow Shaped Sample
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Two tracks in aerogelTwo tracks in aerogel
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Cross-section of TrackCross-section of Track
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Old Photo and CU LatticeOld Photo and CU Lattice
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Genuine Cometary OlivineGenuine Cometary Olivine
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Unmelted aerogelUnmelted aerogel, Fosterite
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Glass formation 200 nmGlass formation 200 nm
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GEMSGEMS
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1um FeS grain1um FeS grain
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LICE fosterite 1LICE Fosterite 1
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LICE Fosterite 2LICE Fosterite 2
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Close-up image - 1umClose-up image
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SEM-EDS X-ray MapsSEM-EDS X-Ray Maps
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Dr. Peter Tsou, Deputy Principal Investigator, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Dr. Tsou Handling Sample ContainerDr. Tsou Handling Sample Container
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Sample Grid with Stardust ImageSample Grid with Stardust Image
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Sample Preparation ProceduresSample Preparation Procedures
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Level 1, 2, 3 DocumentationLevel 1, 2, 3 Documentation
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Harmonic SawHarmonic Saw
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Keystone and QuickstoneKeystone and Quickstone
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Stardust Naked and Valentine ParticlesStardust Naked and Valentine Particles
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MicrotomeMicrotome
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20nm, 100,000nm20nm, 100,000nm
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Particle Track ProfilesParticle Track Profiles
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Dr. Michael Zolensky, Stardust Curator and Science Team Co-investigator, Johnson Space Center, Houston

Scientist points to screenScientist points to screen
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Comet material impactClose-up of comet sample in aerogel
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Aerogel collectorKeiko embedded in S (Angles)
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Valentine Heart PyxSample CF #,#,#,1 Valentine Heart Pyx
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Sample breakdownNondestructive analysis
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Thomas Morgan, Program Scientist, NASA Headquarters

NEARNEAR
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Mars PathfinderMars Pathfinder
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Lunar ProspectorLunar Prospector
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GenesisGenesis
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Deep ImpactDeep Impact
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StardustStardust
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MESSENGERMESSENGER
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CONTOUR, Dawn, KeplerCONTOUR, Dawn, Kepler
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Stardust dates and costStardust dates and cost
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