Rosetta ready to go!
News story originally written on February 26, 2004
Rosetta is the name of a spacecraft that will fly to a comet. Rosetta is supposed
to blast off very soon. Bad weather stopped Rosetta from blasting off when
it was supposed to on February 26, 2004. There are several more chances to
launch Rosetta coming up over the next few weeks. Let's hope Rosetta can take
Part of Rosetta is supposed to land
on a comet. If it works, Rosetta will
be the first spacecraft to land on a comet. We will have to wait a long time
to find out, though. It will take Rosetta ten years to get to the comet!
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