The First Images Are In from Rosetta's Valentine's Day Comet Flyby - Universe Today
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the Rosetta spacecraft swooped low over the surface of comet 67P/C-G in the first dedicated close pass of its mission, coming within a scant 6 km (3.7 miles) at 12:41 UTC. The image above is a mosaic of four individual NavCam images acquired just shortly afterwards, when Rosetta was about 8.9 km … Continue reading "The First Images Are In from Rosetta’s Valentine’s Day Comet Flyby"