After 10 years spent traveling more than 6 billion km through space, Europe’s Rosetta mission has arrived at its destination — 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — becoming the first spacecraft in history to rendezvous with a comet. Flying at a distance of 405 million km (250 million mi.) from Earth, Rosetta is now ready to swivel into an elliptical orbit around 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, where it will spend the next two months searching for a landing site for the mission’s ...

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