Genesis Mission Sample Return Overview

Following launch on August 8, 2001, the Genesis spacecraft headed toward an orbit around L1, a point between Earth and the Sun, where the… read more

Following launch on August 8, 2001, the Genesis spacecraft headed toward an orbit around L1, a point between Earth and the Sun, where the gravity of both bodies is balanced, to collect particles of the solar wind. After two years, the samples were scheduled to return to Earth. The mid-air capture by helicopter of the return capsule was scheduled for September 8, 2004. close

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Genesis Mission Sample Return Overview

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Program ID:
183154-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2004 | 6:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2004 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 19, 2004 | 6:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2004 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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