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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 March 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.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1782
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8743
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2010 17:21
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8743
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