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2004-Jan-13, 04:40 PM
SUMMARY: The European Space Agency's comet chasing spacecraft, Rosetta, is being prepared for its trip into space… again. After a series of technical problems and missed opportunities, the spacecraft is now being targeted to chase down Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko; it will reach the comet and go into orbit in August 2014. The spacecraft will map the surface of the comet in great detail and then actually land on the surface and provide high resolution images from the "ground".

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