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Rosetta, the first comet orbiter, shares final moments before crashing

The Rosetta spacecraft ended its historic, 12-year cruise through the cosmos on Friday after two years of orbit around Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk Continue reading ? The post Rosetta, the first comet orbiter, shares final moments before crashing appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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