View Full Version : Rosetta Launch Just Over a Week Away

2005-Sep-11, 04:25 AM
SUMMARY: The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is all set to launch on board an Ariane 5 rocket on February 26, 2004. The spacecraft will meet up with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014, and then journey alongside it to see how comets change as they fly towards the Sun. It will deposit a lander onto the surface of the comet, which will use a two-metre arm to investigate its surroundings.

View full article (http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/rosetta_launch_only_week_away.html)
What do you think about this story? post your comments below.