Stardust Status Report
April 4, 2003
This past week, the Stardust flight team used the antennas of JPL's Deep
Space Network on four occasions. Data relayed from the spacecraft during
these contact indicated Stardust is healthy and all subsystems continue to
Four Star Camera images were taken and sent to the ground to
determine the performance of the Star Camera. The performance
evaluation is expected to be completed next week.
Information on the present position and orbits of the Stardust spacecraft
and Comet Wild 2 may be found on the "Where Is Stardust Right Now?"
web page located at:
For more information on the Stardust mission -- the first ever comet
sample return mission -- please visit the Stardust home page: