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View Full Version : Rosetta Closing in on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after Decade Long Chase



Fraser
2014-Aug-02, 03:20 AM
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft is at last rapidly closing in on its target destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, after a decade long chase of 6.4 billion kilometers through interplanetary space. See imagery above and below. As of today, Friday, August 1, ESA reports that Rosetta has approached the ‘rubber ducky looking’ comet to within […]

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