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This ethereal image shows a stunning sliver of large main-belt asteroid Lutetia from the viewpoint of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, taken as Rosetta passed by on its voyage towards comet

How the Rosetta Spacecraft Will Land on a Comet (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   January 17, 2014

How the Rosetta Spacecraft Will Land on a Comet (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

How the Rosetta Spacecraft Will Land on a Comet (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   January 2014 Rosetta spacecraft will orbit a comet and release a lander.

The two-part Rosetta spacecraft is designed to orbit and land on the Comet in November - Credit: by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Photos of the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko by the Rosetta spacecraft via but does it float.

Rosetta's comet sings a mysterious 'song' - Through some kind of interaction in the comet's environment, weak magnetic field seems to be oscillating at low frequencies (ESA/Rosetta/NavCam)

The asteroid Lutetia at closest approach as seen by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft in July 2010. - Credit: ESA  | Space.com

Asteroids in Deep Space Battered Asteroid a Survivor From Solar System's BirthCredit: ESA Full StoryThe asteroid Lutetia at closest approach as seen by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft in July

Radar images of close-passing large asteroid 2014 JO25, which swept near last week, show it looks a lot like Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, which was explored by the Rosetta spacecraft.

Radar images of close-passing large asteroid 2014 which swept near last week, show it looks a lot like Comet which was explored by the Rosetta spacecraft.

The European Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander aims to be the first probe ever to safely land on a comet. Here's how to land on a spinning ice mountain in space.

Comet Landing with Rosetta's Philae Probe Explained (Infographic), By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist - Diagrams show how lander touches down on a comet nucleus.

This ethereal image shows a stunning sliver of large main-belt asteroid Lutetia from the viewpoint of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, taken as Rosetta passed by on its 10-year voyage towards comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

This ethereal image shows a stunning sliver of large main-belt asteroid Lutetia from the viewpoint of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, taken as Rosetta passed by on its voyage towards comet

OSIRIS clear filter image taken during the flyby of the Rosetta spacecraft at asteroid Lutetia on July 10, 2010.

OSIRIS clear filter image taken during the flyby of the Rosetta spacecraft at asteroid Lutetia on July Credit: © ESA 2010 MPS/OSIRIS Team

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