Saturday, January 28, 2006

Stardust reentry video

NASA has released a video of the Stardust capsule during its reentry on January 15 shot by its crew onboard a flying DC-8. The open star cluster Pleiades or also known as the Seven Sisters can also be seen in the video. Stardust returned home carrying comet and interstellar samples.

Previously: Stardust has landed!, Stardust to land in less then 3 hours

4 comments:

stardust said...

15 jan...........a day for stardust :)

val said...

oooooh, which one is seven sisters?

Sir Thomas said...

See the little grouping of stars to the left of the trailing capsule.

StyloMylo said...

amazing video!