It’s been a long journey, but it’s nearly over. On Wednesday, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft will finally arrive at the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Rosetta Space Probe Gets Interplanetary Wake-Up Call
The European Space Agency received the communique from deep space on schedule at 1 p.m. ET from Rosetta, some 500 million miles away on a trajectory to rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in August. It’s been in sleep mode to conserve power.