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Rosetta: The beginning of the end

Europe was poised to send its Rosetta spacecraft on Thursday toward a crash landing on the comet it has stalked for the last two years, joining robot lander Philae on the icy dustball's surface for eternity.
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Look, it's great that the Rosetta spacecraft separated from its lander, Philae. It had to happen: Philae is currently falling towards the surface of a comet, getting ready to make history by landing on it. It's already collecting ne...

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