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European Mission Lands First Space Craft on Speeding Comet


2014-11-12    By Jordan Moses
European Mission Lands First Space Craft on Speeding Comet
    The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission was able to successfully land a small spacecraft on the surface of a moving comet on Wednesday. The success provides further opportunity for comet exploration and will possibly lead to future efforts in using similar technology to mine asteroids. Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is 2.5 miles wide, comprised of ice and dust, and moves at speeds faster than 40,000 miles an hour...

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