8. The Rosetta Mission Asks: Are Comets Magnetized?

Published on Sep 24, 2015

Are comets magnetized? The Rosetta spacecraft arrived at comet 67P/Churyumov Gerasimenko in August 2014 and dispatched the Philae lander to the surface in November. In 2015, the mothercraft continues to orbit and study the comet as it passes through the inner solar system to answer some of these questions and more.

 

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  • NASA / JPL