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Reasons to Land on a Comet: What the Rosetta Mission Can Learn

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Agilkia landing site, Comet 67P

The Agilkia landing site is seen on this image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, taken with Rosettas navigation camera, just days before its lander, Philae, makes its historic descent to the surface

Credit: European Space Agency

After a journey that took more than a decade, the world is scheduled to witness a first when the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission attempts to land a small spacecraft on the surface of a comet.

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