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European Probe to Attempt Risky Comet Landing

A robotic probe from a European spacecraft is making its way toward a distant comet, where scientists hope it will land and make history. The European Space Agency said the Philae probe has separated from the Rosetta spacecraft -- the first step in its seven hour journey to the comet. Rosetta has been orbiting Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko -- six billion kilometers from Earth -- since August.  It arrived after a 10 year trip from Earth. A problem with the thruster that was...

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