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Rosetta Comet Landing Explained In One Simple Infographic

12/11/2014 08:50 GMT | Updated 12/11/2014 11:59 GMT

We all know that ESA's spacecraft Rosetta is about to send a probe to land on a comet.

What we're not all clear on is exactly how that miracle is apparently going to happen.

Fortunately, the brains at Space.com have put together this simple infographic to cut cut through the complexity and show you how it's all going to happen.

For more details head over to our full coverage news story - where you can also watch the landing live.

Diagrams show how lander touches down on a comet nucleus.


Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration.

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