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Subdued reaction to Rosetta probe landing on comet 67P – video

The moment controllers at the European Space Agency recognise the loss of Rosetta’s signal. The ESA’s probe ended its mission by crashing on comet 67P. It was sent into outer space to help scientists get a better understanding of 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 Touchdown: Rosetta probe lands on comet 67P ending 12-year mission Continue reading.
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