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Selfie in Space

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA
The European Rosetta spacecraft snapped this incredible "selfie" as it approaches comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The photo, taken on Oct. 7,…Read More »

shows one of the comet-chasing probe's solar wings, with 67P looming majestically in the background.

Rosetta is currently about 10 miles (16 kilometers) away from 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The spacecraft will eventually release a robot to make the first controlled landing on a comet.   Less «
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