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Stardust Status Report

February 13, 2004

The Stardust team had daily communications with the spacecraft in the past week. Telemetry relayed from the spacecraft indicates it remains in very good shape.

The Stardust science team held a two-day workshop this week to review the Comet Wild 2 data and to prepare science papers for publication.

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:

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