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Catching a Comet

See an animation of the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and Philae lander in action. The lander successfully made it to the surface of Comet 67P.

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Photographs by: © JEAN-PAUL FERRERO/AUSCAPE/MINDEN PICTURES (crow); FRANCESCO REGINATO/GETTY IMAGES (comet); GABBY SALAZAR (Salazar with butterfly); © Reinhard Dirscherl/Age Fotostock (diver).