“Rosetta” sets its sights on comet landing this month
So what is Rosetta? Rosetta is a NASA spacecraft who’s mission is to collect information about comets. It was launched on March 2, 2004 and is planned to land on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in September 30. Rosetta has been moving closer to the comet in elliptical orbits since August 9, 2016.
Where is Rosetta?
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The ninth storm has been named in the Atlantic Basin. Tropical Storm Ian developed earlier today
Here is the list of names for the Atlantic basin.
The storm is forecast to remain over open water.
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This post was written by Eileen Loan on September 12, 2016