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Rosetta Mission to Asteroids Rosetta Mission to Comets
2 Mar 2004
Launch (07:17 UT)
4 Mar 2005
1st Earth Gravity Assist
25 Feb 2007
Mars Gravity Assist
13 Nov 2007
2nd Earth Gravity Assist
5 Sep 2008
Asteroid Steins Flyby
13 Nov 2009
3rd Earth Gravity Assist
10 Jul 2010
Asteroid Lutetia Flyby
20 Jan 2014
Rosetta Wakes Up
May 2014
Rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Aug 2014
Global Mapping and Escort Mission Begins
6 Aug 2014
Rosetta's Rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
12 Nov 2014
Philae Lands on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (16:00 UTC (8 a.m. PST and 11 a.m. EST))
Aug 2015
Spacecraft & Comet Closest Approach to Sun
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