Update: 31 Jul 2006 - Stardust@home is launching

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Update: 31 Jul 2006 - Stardust@home is launching

Post by albutterworth »

The countdown has begun and we are ready to launch! After months of delays we are finally ready to begin our search for interstellar particles of dust trapped in the aerogel collector from NASA's Stardust mission!

The project will officially begin at 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on August 1st, 2006. An email is being sent to all of our 115,000 pre-registrants to let them know that we are ready to go. The first of these emails was sent at 1:15 PM PDT today, July 31st 2006.

We expect that it will take several hours for our email server to send out the full 115,000 emails.

All are welcome to participate whether you pre-registered or not. At 11:00 AM tomorrow we will switch over to our newest website version featuring testing and searching using our virtual microscope and real Stardust data. The forum will be available throughout the transition.

Good Dusting!

The Stardust@home team
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