Sunday, January 19, 2014

Spacecraft is awakened - planned landing on the comet - IMAGE

Darmstadt (AP) – Europe wants to land on a comet for the first time with a mini lab. The ambitious goal of the European Space Agency ESA occurs today in a first decisive phase. The space probe “Rosetta” is 957 days after wake up from a power-saving deep sleep – and then set course for the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This November the of “Rosetta” transported minilab “Philae” will land on the comet. Scientists want to receive from the comet data on the primordial matter from the beginning of the solar system 4.6 billion years.

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