Friday, February 03, 2012

Mission to Land on a Comet

Source - NASA Science News for Feb. 2, 2012

Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft is en route to intercept a comet­--and to make history. In 2014, Rosetta will enter orbit around 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and land a probe on it for a front row seat as the comet heads toward the disintegrating heat of the sun.


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