Flight director explains how Rosetta will descend to the comet’s surface

Rosetta flight director Andrea Accomazzo tells us how the Rosetta spacecraft will make its final plunge towards the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. He was speaking from the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany where controllers will monitor the probe’s descent.


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