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Fraser
2008-Aug-25, 02:30 PM
ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft will make an historic encounter with asteroid (2867) Steins on September 5, 2008 at 20:58 CEST (Central European Summer Time), 2:58 pm EDT (US Eastern Daylight Time.) A few days ago, Rosetta conducted a successful trajectory correction maneuver using images from the spacecraft's cameras to calculate the asteroid's location, to [...]

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KaiYeves
2008-Aug-25, 11:19 PM
I'll meet up with my new teachers next week, too. I hope they're nicer than asteroids.