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Comet Wild 2
Asteroid (5535) Annefrank
Credit : NASA/JPL

Star Dust probe's mission was to bring interplanetary dust collected around the comet Wild 2. The probe also sent us pictures of the asteroid (5535) Annefrank.

The capsule containing dust was recovered on 15 January 2006 in the Nevada desert.