Europe's Rosetta Spacecraft to Try Landing on Comet Nov. 12

September 27, 2014 12:20 PM

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Europe's Rosetta spacecraft will try to land a robot lab on a comet heading toward deep space on November 12 in a first for humankind.

Just ten days after announced the preferred landing spot on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the European Space Agency (ESA) has now set a date for the operation more than 280 miles away from Earth, according to AFP.

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