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Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by Sirius_Alpha on 5th July 2008, 12:19 pm

Rosetta has been awakened for it's September 5 rendezvous with the asteroid Steins.


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Re: Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by Sirius_Alpha on 6th September 2008, 8:11 am

Update.

The flyby was successful.
http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Rosetta/SEMNMYO4KKF_0.html



Got to hand it to the ESA, nice job on the flyby, and nice job getting the images out to the public.

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Re: Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by Darkness nova on 7th September 2008, 12:26 am

Another asteriod imaged. Nice.

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Re: Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by Edasich on 7th September 2008, 4:32 am

Who knows if IAU will provide a topographic nomenclature as or Mathilde, Gaspra, Eros etc....
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Re: Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by ciceron on 8th July 2010, 2:32 pm

Rosetta flyby of asteroid Lutetia on 10 July
http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMC5YOZVAG_index_0.html

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Re: Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by Sirius_Alpha on 10th July 2010, 1:45 pm

From the UMSF forum.

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Re: Rosetta to fly near asteroid Steins

Post by ciceron on 11th July 2010, 5:06 am

from the rosetta blog
http://webservices.esa.int/blog/blog/5/


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