Rosetta Space Probe Catches Up With Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

August 6, 2014 10:18 AM

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DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) -- The European Space Agency says comet-chasing space probe Rosetta has reached its destination after a journey lasting more than a decade.

Scientists and spectators at ESA's mission control in Darmstadt, Germany, cheered Wednesday after the spacecraft successfully completed its final thrust to swing alongside comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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