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Thruster burn boosts accuracy of Rosetta’s Earth approach

Submit on Saturday, October 20th, 2007 05:16

On 18 October at 1706 UTC, Rosetta’s thrusters were fired in a planned, 42-second trajectory correction manoeuvre designed to ‘fine tune’ the comet-chasing spacecraft’s approach to Earth. Rosetta is now approaching Earth for the second planetary swing-by of 2007.

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