Preliminary results from the dust flux monitoring instrument during the encounter of Stardust spacecraft with Wild-2 comet

Tuzzolino, A. J.; Economou, T. E.; McDonnell, J. A. M.; Green, S. F. and McBrite, N. (2004). Preliminary results from the dust flux monitoring instrument during the encounter of Stardust spacecraft with Wild-2 comet. In: 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 15-19 Mar 2004, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

On January 2, 2004, the Stardust spacecraft successfully encountered the Wild-2 comet. The Dust Flux Monitoring Instrument (DFMI) provided quantitative measurements of dust particle fluxes and particle mass distributions throughout the entire flythrough.

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