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Comet landing timeline

NOTE: All times in GMT (EST-5hrs; CET+1hr) and Earth Receive Time, when confirmation of the events is received on the ground. Events actually occur approximately 28 minutes, 20 seconds, earlier. Continue reading

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Countdown to Rosetta’s touchdown: Esa reveals probe will attempt to land on comet on 12 November

Esa will make a final confirmation on the landing site to be used on 14 October after a formal Lander Operations Readiness Review. Continue reading

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