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A timeline of comet probe's 12-year space odyssey

The European Space Agency's comet-chasing probe Rosetta is performing a final maneuver Friday that will end its 12-year mission with a crash-landing on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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For Rosetta, a Landing and an Ending on a Comet

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The spacecraft is to end its two-year examination of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on Friday. Here is what the European Space Agency mission found out.

Watch live as the ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft lands probe on a comet

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The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft has spent the past decade chasing the 2.5-mile-wide comet known as 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, and today, it should finally succeed in landing a probe on it. If successful, this will be ...

A Charming Animation by ESA Showing Rosetta and Philae Spacecraft Preparing to Land on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

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A charming animation by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows the Rosetta and Philae spacecraft preparing to land on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta was launched in 2004 and spent a decade travelling to its destination in o...

A Sweet Animation by ESA Showing Rosetta and Philae Spacecraft Preparing to Land on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

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A sweet animation by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows the Rosetta and Philae spacecraft preparing to land on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta was launched in 2004 and spent a decade travelling to its destination in orbi...

The ESA Rosetta Mission Successfully Lands the Philae Spacecraft on the Surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

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The European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta mission (previously) has successfully landed the Philae spacecraft on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on November 12, 2014. The landing was a success despite a problem with the ...

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