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88%VideoDec 2013

Sixty Symbols - Comet ISON

(9:03) Astronomer Meghan Gray discusses Comet ISON and comets in general.

88%VideoOct 2014

Sixty Symbols - Spacecraft prepares to dock with a comet

(3:59) The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft is now orbiting Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko about 400 million kilometres away, trying to figure out a way to land.

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88%VideoNov 2014

TYT - Rosetta mission update

(6:45) Ana and Cenk look at the bright side of human beings, such as the European Space Agency's mission that began 10 years ago, to land a probe on a comet, over 300 million miles away, while travelling faster than a bullet!

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88%VideoNov 2014

Duet with a comet

(3:49) Canadian musician Andrew Huang covers "Across the Universe" by The Beatles, using sounds from the ESA's audio recordings from the Rosetta space probe comet-landing mission.

88%VideoSep 2015

NASA's 'Hedgehog' comet rover concept

(2:11) Following in the footsteps of Philae, the European Space Agency's spacecraft that recently landed on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, NASA's Hedgehog will explore the microgravity environment of comets and asteroids by hopping and rolling around on them.

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87%AnimationSep 2014

Philae's descent on to a comet

(3:10) No one has ever attempted to land on a comet before.

87%AnimationNov 2014

Preparing for #CometLanding

(2:54) Coming soon: A universe first for humans, landing a spacecraft on a comet.

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87%VideoNov 2014

Rosetta's rendezvous with a comet

(5:45) Philae has landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, and will continuing a ten-year + detailed study of this small alien world.

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86%VideoNov 2010

Comets - Remnants of the beginning

The most spectacular thing in the sky and important because they are the left over bits from when the solar system formed. Being frozen they preserve their history quite well.

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