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Genesis Update
13 Jan 2003
(Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Genesis Mission Status Update
January 13, 2003

The Genesis team is back at the helm after a well deserved holiday. They returned to find their spacecraft continuing its mission collecting solar wind material expelled from the Sun. Telemetry from the Genesis spacecraft indicates that it is spinning at a rate of 1.595 rotations per minute and in overall good health.

Genesis Vital Statistics:
- 523 days since launch
- 446 days to planned completion of solar particle collection
- 604 days to Genesis return to Earth

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