PARIS — Europe’s Rosetta comet chaser is poised to swing by Earth for the last time this week before heading out on the last leg of its 10-year journey to the comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The swingby, set for Nov. 13 at 8:45 Central European Time, will be the last of four planetary assists (including three around Earth) intended to provide the boost needed to continue into the outer solar system, where the rendezvous will take place. The probe, built by EADS Astrium, will overfly ...


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