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Scientists Successfully Land Spacecraft on Comet After 10-Year Journey

Scientists Successfully Land Spacecraft on Comet After 10-Year Journey

Brandon Russell

While I was sitting in traffic this morning, scientists were busy landing a washing-machine-sized lander, Philae, on a distant comet. The milestone occurred early on Wednesday after a 10-year journey that covered well over 500 million miles—and in the process, flew past Earth, Mars and orbited Jupiter. It wasn’t that long ago when the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft (...