Rosetta finally gets off the ground

March 2004
Engineer (00137758);3/5/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7646, p7
Reports that the mission of Europe's Rosetta probe to chase and land on a comet has finally started. Launch of the probe aboard an Ariane V rocket from Korou in French Guiana; Expected landing of Rosetta on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko near the orbit of Jupiter in 2014.


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