STARDUST, the first NASA spacecraft designed to physically encounter an object of study and survive, dives into the coma of Comet Wild-2.

Take a moment to look around before entering the comet. Get used to navigating in 3D virtual space and view the majestic environment that we are about to encounter. Some dialup accelerators may prevent complete loading of QuickTime movies.

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The STARDUST™ animations and panoramic paintings were produced by Spherical Magic Corporation for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.