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Fraser
2014-Jul-15, 02:50 PM
It appears that Rosetta’s comet has a double nucleus. A video from the spacecraft speeding towards Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko shows what looks two lobes touching each other, which could send a small wrinkle in the plans to land Philae on the comet’s surface later this year. Citing a French space agency webpage that is now unavailable, […]

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