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Comet Tempel 1

NASA Hosting Events For Valentine's Night Comet Encounter
February 8, 2011 - PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host several live media activities for the Stardust-NExT mission's close encounter with comet Tempel 1. The closest approach is expected at approximately 8:37 p.m. PST, with confirmation received on Earth at about 8:56 p.m. PST on Monday, Feb. 14.
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Stardust-NExT spacecraft

Stardust Celebrates Twelve Years With Rocket Burn
February 8, 2011 - PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Stardust spacecraft marked its 12th anniversary in space on Monday, Feb. 7, with a rocket burn to further refine its path toward a Feb. 14 date with a comet.
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Stardust-NExT spacecraft

NASA Stardust Adjusts Flight Path for Comet Meetup
February 1, 2011 - PASADENA, Calif. -- Just over two weeks before its flyby of comet Tempel 1, NASA's Stardust spacecraft fired its thrusters to help refine its flight path toward the comet. The Stardust-NExT mission will fly past comet Tempel 1 on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14, 2011).
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Stardust-NExT spacecraft

NASA Comet Hunter Spots Its Valentine
January 26, 2011 - PASADENA, Calif. --NASA's Stardust spacecraft has downlinked its first images of comet Tempel 1, the target of a flyby planned for Valentine's Day, Feb. 14. The images were taken on Jan. 18 and 19 from a distance of 26.3 million kilometers (16.3 million miles), and 25.4 million kilometers (15.8 million miles) respectively.
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Stardust-NExT spacecraft

NASA to Preview February Comet Encounter
January 12, 2011 - NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 19, to discuss the Feb. 14 Stardust-NExT mission flyby of comet Tempel 1. The encounter will mark the first time scientists can look for changes on a comet's surface caused by a close flyby of the sun.
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