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ROSETTA’S JOURNEY TO PRE-DELIVERY ORBIT BEGINS
Rosetta conducted a manoeuvre today – a thruster burn that lasted 82 seconds – and it was completed as planned, Spacecraft Operations Manager Sylvain Lodiot has confirmed.
 
COMETWATCH - NAVCAM IMAGES

This overview links to all entries in the "CometWatch" series on the Rosetta blog, delivering images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by Rosetta's navigation camera (NAVCAM).

Rosetta: The Ambition to Turn Science Fiction into Science Fact

Imagine: with a wasteland as their canvas, a Master and his young Apprentice set about turning rubble into planets and moons, asteroids and comets.

Comet activity is on the increase

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is showing a gradual, but clear, increase in activity, as can be seen in the latest images provided by the OSIRIS team.

Your Chance To Name A Comet Landing Site

Name Philae's landing site and be in with a chance of attending the historic landing event at ESA's mission control centre on 12 November!

First signal from the comet surface
Rosetta will deploy Philae on November 11 at 11:35 PM PST. Confirmation of the landing will arrive at ground stations around 8:03 AM PST.

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