Rosetta Sends Hope From Way Out There
Earlier this week, the spacecraft Rosetta made history. Launched more than 10 years ago by the European Space Agency, Rosetta not only made a successful rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but has settled into orbit ahead of it. If all goes according to plan, three months from now the craft will release a lander, known as Philae, which will touch down on the comet's surface. Meanwhile, the images Rosetta is sending back to Earth provide a constant reminder of the beauty and majesty of the universe.
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