Rosetta


Rosetta is a European Space Agency (ESA) mission which launched on 2 March 2004. The Rosetta mission is designed to study comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko from orbit and to drop a lander, Philae, onto the surface. Rosetta is scheduled to encounter Churyumov-Gerasimenko in November 2014.


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NASA Official: Dr. Ed Grayzeck Last Updated: 5 March 2004, DRW