Rosetta to Snuggle Up to Comet 67P for Closest Encounter Yet

Rosetta will dance close to 67P on Valentine's Day coming to within 3.7 miles of the comet. Credit: Bob King

Rosetta will swoop down to make a low pass over comet 67P on Valentine’s Day coming to within 3.7 miles (6 km) of its surface. Credit: Bob King

Who doesn’t like to snuggle up with their Valentine on Valentine’s Day? Rosetta will practically whisper sweet nothings into 67P’s ear on February 14 when it swings just 3.7 miles (6 km) above its surface, its closest encounter yet.(…)
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