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Fraser
2014-Sep-22, 08:20 PM
When traveling to far off lands, one packs carefully. What you carry must be comprehensive but not so much that it is a burden.*And once you arrive, you must be prepared to do something extraordinary to make the long journey worthwhile. The*previous*Universe Today article “How do you land on a Comet?” described Philae’s*landing*technique on comet*67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. […]

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