Fantastic Voyage: Europe Prepares First Comet Landing — Text and many Images on Spiegel de

Photo Gallery: Landing in the Heavens

On Wednesday, astronomers with the European Space Agency will attempt a maneuver that has never been tried before. A probe from the spacecraft Rosetta is to land on a comet some 500 million kilometers away. Here, the landing site chosen has been circled.

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http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/rosetta-comet-landing-could-teach-us-about-life-on-earth-a-1002222.html

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