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For Rosetta Mission's Scientists, the Thrill Is in the Comet Chase


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Claudia Alexander, NASA

Claudia Alexander, standing on the view deck of mission control at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is the project scientist overseeing NASA's support role in the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission.

Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Claudia Alexander has spent the last 15 years of her life waiting for this moment: landing a spacecraft the size of a washing machine on the surface of a speeding comet.

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