Rosetta Spacecraft at ESA's ESTEC Test Centre

Published on Aug 5, 2014

The road to humankind's first rendezvous with a comet began at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands. The pioneering Rosetta spacecraft and its Philae lander were tested in simulated space conditions to ensure they could withstand the difficult journey.

Credits: ESA

 

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  • ESA