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This site from NASA provides information about aerogel, a material used by the Stardust probe to trap particles from the Comet Wild 2.  The collection strategies, the unique capabilities of aerogel, and the spacecraft collector's structure are presented.  The site also provides an aerogel fact sheet, photo gallery, and frequently asked questions.
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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Keywords:
comet, dendritic, density, probe, sample
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created November 27, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated:
December 3, 2006 by Ed Lee
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(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), WWW Document, (http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html).
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Aerogel: Catching Comet Dust, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), <http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html>.
APA Format
Aerogel: Catching Comet Dust. (2005, March 31). Retrieved December 11, 2017, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aerogel: Catching Comet Dust. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, March 31, 2005. http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html (accessed 11 December 2017).
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Aerogel: Catching Comet Dust. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 31 Mar. 2005. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/tech/aerogel.html>.
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