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Rosetta lands on 67P in grand finale to two year comet mission

The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe has reached its final resting place after two years in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash

After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to ...

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Mission complete—Rosetta's journey ends in daring descent to comet

ESA's historic Rosetta mission has concluded as planned, with the controlled impact onto the comet it had been investigating for more than two years.

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Curiosity finds evidence of Mars crust contributing to atmosphere

NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence that chemistry in the surface material on Mars contributed dynamically to the makeup of its atmosphere over time. It's another clue that the history ...

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Final descent image from Rosetta spacecraft

A new image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft shortly before its controlled impact into the comet's surface on Sept. 30, 2016. ...

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Historic Space Mission Comes to an End as Rosetta Spacecraft Crash-Lands into Comet

Rosetta will make a controlled, low velocity crash into Comet 67P around 7:30 a.m. ET

14 hours ago from TIME

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SpaceX's Elon Musk turns to science fiction for Mars ship

If SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name of his first passenger ship.

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What Is a Black Moon?

The astronomical spotlight will shine on the Western Hemisphere as September winds down. But this spotlight defies convention, because it is defined by its very lack of illumination. The event ...

Wed 28 Sep 16 from Discover Magazine

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Apple to make famous Battersea Power Station its London HQ

Global technology colossus Apple on Wednesday announced plans to create a London headquarters in the iconic and long-abandoned Battersea Power Station on the banks of the River Thames.

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The World’s Largest LEGO Structure Is A Car Ad

Entertainment Land Rover built a London bridge, brick by brick A new bridge covered in LEGOs is the largest LEGO structure in the world…

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