[amsat-bb] Rosetta probe has rendezvoused with comet

Mike Lemons motie at mindspring.com
Wed Aug 6 11:35:42 UTC 2014


The space probe has passed within 1,000 kilometers of the comet and is 
maneuvering to match velocity. The space probe took an amazing photo. 
(Ugliest looking comet that I have ever seen!)

The space probe will send a lander to the comet's surface. (Next year, 

Unfortunately, the European Space Agency is not as open with their data 
as the American space agency is. They let their people study the photos 
first before they release them to the public.

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