Rosetta - Rendezvous with a comet. A key to the origins of the Solar System

Rosetta - Rendezvous with a comet. A key to the origins of the Solar System

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06/11/2014 6:00 pm

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Rendezvous with a comet

A key to the origins of the Solar System

  • 20 January 2014 – Rosetta wakes up from deep space hibernation
  • May-August 2014 – Comet rendezvous manoeuvres
  • 6 August 2014 – Rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
  • 12 November 2014 – First ever attempt to land on a comet
  •  End 2014 – Monitoring of comet’s activity and evolution continues
  • 13 August 2015 – Closest approach to the Sun

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