WUSTL researcher available to discuss Stardust mission find


WHO: Frank J. Stadermann, Ph.D., senior research scientist in physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University and a sample adviser for NASA’s Stardust mission

WHAT: In an article coming out in the Dec. 15, 2006, issue of the journal Science, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis report a significant find from the Stardust mission. Stadermann discusses his research team’s find from the Stardust mission, the first U.S. space mission dedicated to the exploration of a comet, and the first robotic mission designed to return extraterrestrial material from outside the orbit of the Moon.

WHERE: Compton Hall, Room 241, North of Brookings Hall

For directions, call Sue McGinn at 314-935-5254 (office) or 314-603-6008 (cell)

WHEN: 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006