Rosetta probe images dusty cloud surrounding target comet

May 15, 2014 10:41 PM

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Mission will study coma and deploy lander on comet’s surface later this year.

Images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko indicate the 2.5 mile wide (4 km) comet is warming up as it heads toward the inner solar system.

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