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Rosetta’s descent

Closer and closer: image highlights captured during Rosetta’s descent to the comet’s surface
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Latest Images of Comet 67P from the arrival of Rosetta

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Why comets are like deep-fried ice cream

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Final descent image from Rosetta spacecraft

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A new image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft shortly before its controlled impact into the comet's surface on Sept. 30, 2016. Confirmation of the end of the mission...

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