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Comet Hitchhiker Would Take Tour of Small Bodies


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Comet Hitchhiker

Comet Hitchhiker, shown in this artist rendering, is a concept for orbiting and landing on small bodies.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornelius Dammrich

Catching a ride from one solar system body to another isn't easy. You have to figure out how to land your spacecraft safely and then get it on its way to the next destination.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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