13 Feb '11, 2am

Nasa comet hunter finds its date on Valentine's Day

Nasa comet hunter finds its date on Valentine's Day

The comet explorer Stardust-NExT (New Exploration of Comet Temple 1) will approach the comet Temple 1. -- PHOTO: REUTERS A US spacecraft's long-awaited rendezvous with a comet will finally be realised on Valentine's Day. The comet explorer Stardust-NExT (New Exploration of Comet Temple 1) will approach the comet Temple 1 at a distance of only 200km at 8.37pm, PST, Feb 14 and Nasa will broadcast the encounter live on Nasa Television and the agency's website from 8.30pm PST. 'Since 2007, Stardust-NExT executed eight flight path correction maneuvers, logged four circuits around the sun and used on Earth gravity assist to meet up with Temple 1,' Nasa said in its statement on Jan 19. When they meet up, the Stardust-NExT will be able to measure the composition, size, dust properties of the comet and provide information on how Jupiter-family comets evolve and how they formed 4.6 ...

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