Rosetta Spacecraft Is about to Land on a Speeding Comet

Generally speaking, landing of the spacecraft belongs to extremely difficult space mission category. From the beginning of the space era, there are only 6 landings on cosmic bodies: Venus, Mars, the Moon, Titan, asteroid 433 Eros and Iotokawa. On November 12th, it is expected that Rosetta spacecraft will land its probe onto the comet 67P. This landing can open new category of difficulties as the one of the most complicated space missions.

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