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Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reached perihelion at 2:03 UT on 13 August 2015. The
spacecraft, flying with the comet, has observed
It is hoped that the
lander will be able to observe changes at the surface as well.
More details are available in the
Images and data from Pluto and its moons continue to trickle in from the
spacecraft. Images of atmospheric haze and evidence of flowing ice were discussed at a
press conference on July 24.
For recent images and information, see the
APL New Horizons pages.
- Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad, aboard Gemini 5, speak to Scott Carpenter, 205 ft underwater in Sealab II.
- Error in command upload turns off attitude control on Phobos 1 Mars mission, causing fatal loss of power.
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