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Rosetta Finds Out Much About a Comet, Even With a Wayward Lander


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Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Nov. 2014

An overexposed image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken in November showed faint jets of gas and dust shooting off the central region.

Credit: European Space Agency

Photographs and data from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft have provided an unprecedented close-up examination of a comet, but there is one thing that has not shown up yet: the small lander that bounded to the surface in November.

From The New York Times
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