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Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow (Update)

A shadow was cast—literally—across Europe's historic mission to land on and explore a comet. Scientists said Thursday the landing craft not only bounced twice, it also came to rest next to a cliff that's blocking sunlight ...

dateNov 13, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Tail discovered on long-known asteroid

A two-person team of Carnegie's Scott Sheppard and Chadwick Trujillo of the Gemini Observatory has discovered a new active asteroid, called 62412, in the Solar System's main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It is the ...

dateNov 11, 2014 in Space Exploration
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