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Aiming for the Sun, Crashing to Earth

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Science  17 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5691, pp. 1689
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5691.1689a

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As the capsule carrying precious samples of the solar wind collected by the Genesis spacecraft approached its Utah landing site last week, it tumbled earthward with no sign of its stabilizing parachute.