Tempel 1 on February 14

A press briefing was held at NASA Headquarters this morning to preview the planned February 14 encounter by Stardust with Tempel 1. There aren’t often lots of questions from media after these “preview” briefings, but today there were zero. That’s not good. It looks like it’s up to us space fans to advertise the fact that we’re a month away from getting the first-ever second look at a comet! (A pedantic reader has pointed out to me that ….

URL: http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002884/

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