Rendezvous with a comet

illustration of Philae lander on comet 67P

RENDEZVOUS WITH A COMET  See all of SN's coverage of the Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.


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The Rosetta spacecraft has been chasing comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for more than a decade. On November 12, Rosetta mission scientists successfully completed the first-ever attempt to put a lander on a comet.

Science News writer Ashley Yeager is on the scene at Rosetta’s mission control at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany. Follow her updates on Twitter at @ScienceNews and on the Science News website.

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