Per chi ha una bella ADSL, o si vuole fare un viaggetto negli USA, ecco il press release del briefing su Stardust.
Jan. 20, 2006
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
MEDIA ADVISORY: M06-015
NASA ANNOUNCES STARDUST MISSION MEDIA UPDATE
The next Stardust comet mission media briefing is at 1 p.m. EST (noon,
CST), Tuesday, Jan 24 in room 135, Building 2, Johnson Space Center,
2101 NASA Parkway, Houston.
The briefing will be live on NASA TV with questions also from
reporters at participating agency centers. NASA experts will discuss
the analysis of comet and interstellar dust samples returned by the
– Dr. Donald Brownlee, Stardust Principal Investigator, University of
– Dr. Peter Tsou, Deputy Principal Investigator, Jet Propulsion
Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
– Dr. Michael Zolensky, Stardust Curator and Co-investigator, Johnson
NASA TV’s Public, Education and Media channels are available on an
MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72
degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical
polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, they’re on AMC-7 at 137 degrees
west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal
polarization. A Digital Video Broadcast compliant Integrated Receiver
Decoder is required for reception. For digital downlink information
for each NASA TV channel and access to NASA TV’s Public Channel on
the Web, visit:
For images of the Stardust canister opening and analysis on the Web,