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Go-go-go! Rosetta’s Philae lander descent to comet surface

Go-go-go! Rosetta’s Philae lander descent to comet surface
The fantastic decade-long mission of ESA’s Rosetta robotic space probe chasing Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reached its zenith Wednesday with the Philae lander detaching from the mothership, beginning its first-ever seven-hour descent to icy the comet.

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