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Nasa Stardust

Hitchhikers From Interstellar Space? | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science

Seven tiny grains of rock captured by NASA's comet-chasing Stardust probe in 2004 may be visitors from the vast reaches of interstellar space, resear...

With Help From Public, Agency's Space Probe Fetches Primordial Dust

| Richard A. Kerr | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS—After a massive, years-long search, researchers have recovered seven interstellar dust particles returned to Earth by the Star...

NASA's Comet-Hunting Spaceship Shuts Down After 12-Year Run

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.26.2011 | Technology

DENVER -- With the click of a mouse, Sandy Freund Kasper sent a command to NASA's comet-hunting Stardust space probe to burn all its fuel, starting a ...