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Rosetta's Comet Lander Landed Three Times

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission successfully landed on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Descending at a speed of about 2 mph (3.2 kilometers per hour) the lander, called "Philae," first touched down ...
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New Horizons
New Horizons Set to Wake Up for Pluto Encounter

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft comes out of hibernation for the last time on Dec. 6. Between now and then, while the Pluto-bound probe enjoys three more weeks of electronic slumber, work on Earth is well under way to prepare the spacecraft ...
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New Horizons
New Horizons Set to Wake Up for Pluto Encounter

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft comes out of hibernation for the last time on Dec. 6. Between now and then, while the Pluto-bound probe enjoys three more weeks of electronic slumber, work on Earth is well under way to prepare the spacecraft ...
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Rosetta's 'Philae' Makes Historic First Landing on a Comet
Rosetta's 'Philae' Makes Historic First Landing on a Comet

After more than a decade traveling through space, a robotic lander built by the European Space Agency has made the first-ever soft landing of a spacecraft on a comet.
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Rosetta
Touchdown! Rosetta's Philae Probe Lands on Comet

ESA's Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.
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Rosetta
Rosetta's Singing Comet

We've seen early images of comet 67P, and now we're able to "hear it sing," thanks to instruments on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft.
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Rosetta
European Spacecraft Set to Harpoon a Comet Tomorrow

European Space Agency's Rosetta mission will attempt to land on a comet tomorrow, Nov. 12.
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Rosetta
NASA Television to Provide Coverage of European Mission Comet Landing

NASA Television and the agency's website will provide live coverage from 6-8:30 a.m. PST (9-11:30 a.m. EST) of the European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta mission's scheduled landing of a probe on a comet on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
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MAVEN
Mars Spacecraft Reveal Comet Flyby Effects on Martian Atmosphere

Two NASA and one European spacecraft that obtained the first up-close observations of a comet flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, have gathered new information about the basic properties of the comet's nucleus and directly detected the effects on the Martian ...
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Rosetta
Rosetta Races Toward Comet Touchdown

After sailing through space for more than 10 years, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is now less than a week shy of landing a robotic probe on a comet.
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06 Aug 2015 1st Anniversary, Rosetta: Rosetta's Rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
11 Sep 2015 30th Anniversary, ISEE-3/ICE: Traversed Plasma Tail of Comet Giacobini-Zinner
04 Nov 2015 5th Anniversary, Deep Impact (EPOXI): Comet Hartley 2 Encounter
12 Nov 2015 1st Anniversary, Rosetta: Philae Lands on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
15 Jan 2016 10th Anniversary, Stardust: Earth Sample Return
30 Jan 2016 10th Anniversary, Stardust: Stardust Spacecraft in Hibernation Mode
12 Feb 2016 15th Anniversary, NEAR Shoemaker: Touchdown on Asteroid Eros
14 Feb 2016 5th Anniversary, Stardust: Comet Tempel-1 Flyby
06 Mar 2016 1st Anniversary, Dawn: Ceres Arrival
06 Mar 2016 30th Anniversary, Vega 1, Comet Halley Flyby (and others through the month)

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