February 6, 2012

Mission to Land on a Comet

Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft is en route to intercept a comet– and to make history. In 2014, Rosetta will enter orbit around 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and land a probe on it for a front row seat as the comet heads toward the sun.  credit:  NASA

Share on Linkedin Share on Google+