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Rob
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PostSubject: Comet landing!   Comet landing! EmptyWed Nov 12, 2014 12:17 pm

The European Space Agency has successfully landed a probe on the surface of Comet 67P.  This is the first-ever soft landing on a comet.  Here's an animation of how it went.

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PostSubject: Re: Comet landing!   Comet landing! EmptyWed Nov 12, 2014 6:53 pm

Just wow


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Rob
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PostSubject: Re: Comet landing!   Comet landing! EmptyThu Nov 13, 2014 6:47 am

Here's the probe's history.  I stand in awe of the people smart enough to make this happen.

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Krissy
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PostSubject: Re: Comet landing!   Comet landing! EmptyThu Nov 13, 2014 8:53 pm

Yeah! Smile


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PostSubject: Re: Comet landing!   Comet landing! EmptyThu Nov 13, 2014 10:49 pm

thud That really is amazing.
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