Stardust

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Stardust has just safely landed back on Earth.

Stardust set for return 15/01/2006 09:12 - (SA)

Washington - A capsule from the US space probe Stardust is scheduled to parachute to Earth on Sunday, carrying precious samples of dust collected from stars and comets that scienti

After a marathon seven-year voyage, a capsule from the space craft weighing 46kg and carrying a teaspoonful of space dust is due to land in the western US state of Utah at 10:12 GMT.

STARDUST RETURN CAPSULE LANDS

On Jan 15 at 2:10 a.m. Pacific time, Stardust's return capsule landed in the Utah Test and Training Range.