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Kepler Space Telescope captures ‘big picture’ of Comet 67P

Remember 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko? On Friday, NASA released a “big picture” view of the comet — now a graveyard for the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and the Philae lander — captured by its planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope. The images, captured over a nearly 30-hour period...
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Kepler gets the 'big picture' of comet 67P

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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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Humor : Laughing Squid

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

Humor : Laughing Squid

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