This is an artist's impression of how Rosetta will look when it releases its lander which will land on a comet nucleus.
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Courtesy of European Space Agency
Rosetta Mission Update
News story originally written on January 21, 2003
You might have heard of the Rosetta Mission
. It was suppose to launch in January 2003. And it was suppose to send a spacecraft to land on a comet
Unfortunately, the launch had to be delayed! But the spacecraft will be launched at a later time and will be able to land on a different comet. Cool!
Look for a new Rosetta launch date to be put out in the future!
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