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Hot Read: ESA Spacecraft Lands on Comet

After ten years and billions of miles of travel, the Philae lander parted today from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and landed on the surface of a comet. Philae landed on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at 11 a.m. EST, marking the first...

Hot Read: ESA Does Some Catching Up With Comet 67P

About a decade ago, the European Space Agency made a date to meet up with Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. After ten years and billions of miles, the agency’s Rosetta spacecraft caught up with its target on Wednesday. “After ten years, five months and...