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After Rosetta: what next for the European Space Agency?

Rosetta may be lost to us, but stargazers shouldn’t despair: ESA have plenty of exciting missions in the pipeline “Rosetta is dead, long live Rosetta,” Patrick Martin, Rosetta’s mission manager, declared on receiving today’s confirmation that the $1bn spacecraft had hit the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, bringing its journey to an end. For those who are mourning the end of Rosetta, here are some of the next space voyages that the European Space Agency (ESA) has planned: Continue reading.
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