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  1. comet 67P from 51 meters
    Planetary Science

    Rosetta spacecraft lands on comet, ends mission

    The Rosetta mission comes to an end as spacecraft touches down on surface of comet 67P/ Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

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  2. comet 67P
    Planetary Science

    So long, Rosetta: End is near for comet orbiter

    During its time in orbit around comet 67P, the Rosetta spacecraft discovered diverse terrains, organic molecules and a source of water quite different from Earth’s oceans.

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  3. Rosetta images of Philae lander on comet 67P
    Planetary Science

    Philae lander spotted on comet 67P

    Missing since November 2014, the Philae comet lander has been found lurking in the shadows on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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  4. Rosetta images of Philae lander on comet 67P
    Planetary Science

    Rosetta spots Philae lander on surface of comet 67P

    Missing since November 2014, the Philae comet lander has been found lurking in the shadows on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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  5. illustration of Rosetta and Philae approaching comet 67/P
    Planetary Science

    Rosetta spacecraft has stopped listening for Philae lander

    Rosetta is no longer listening for communications from the comet lander Philae.

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  6. Philae
    Planetary Science

    Time running out on comet lander

    Philae’s days are numbered as temperatures on comet 67P drop and attempts to communicate with the lander fail.

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  7. Planetary Science

    67P reveals recipe for a comet

    Rosetta’s comet 67P probably started out as two smaller comets.

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  8. comet circles
    Planetary Science

    Mysterious circles appear, grow on comet

    The Rosetta spacecraft caught five circular depressions quickly spreading across a region of comet 67P.

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  9. comet 67P jet
    Planetary Science

    Comet 67P, Rosetta spacecraft cozy up to the sun

    Comet 67P is shooting off brilliant jets of gas and dust as it swings in close to the sun, giving scientists clues to the space rocks chemical composition.

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