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Fraser
2014-Aug-04, 03:50 AM
The Rosetta comet chaser is currently less than 500 kilometers (300 miles) from its target destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko following today’s (Aug. 3) successful completion of the spacecraft’s critically important penultimate trajectory burn, just three days before its history making arrival at the comet on Aug. 6. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) 1.3 Billion euro Rosetta […]

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