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Rosetta space probe to end mission with comet landing - live

ESA’s Rosetta space mission is to end today with a touchdown on its target comet. Follow this daring manoeuvre live 9.30pm BST The countdown to the end of the mission is displayed on clocks throughout European mission control. 9.28pm BST Today the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission comes to an end. Since August 2014, Rosetta has been studying comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in order to better understand how the Earth formed, where the water in Earth’s oceans came from, and how the chemical building blocks of life were delivered to this planet.
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