Rosetta

[roh-zet-uh]
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Contemporary Examples of rosetta

  • Rosetta researchers used ROSINA data to determine how much HDO is mixed in with the normal H2O.

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    Are Comets the Origin of Earth’s Oceans?

    Matthew R. Francis

    December 14, 2014

  • However, the probe stayed in contact with the Rosetta orbiter and has already sent back some photos.

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    Earthlings, We Landed on a Comet

    Matthew R. Francis

    November 12, 2014

  • The basic approach went as planned: after separating from the Rosetta orbiter, Philae coasted slowly to the comet surface.

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    Earthlings, We Landed on a Comet

    Matthew R. Francis

    November 12, 2014

  • This mission, which was named before the movie, finished operations in 2005, shortly after the launch of Rosetta.

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    Earthlings, We Landed on a Comet

    Matthew R. Francis

    November 12, 2014

  • Thanks to Rosetta, we stand to learn as much about comets in a matter of months as we have in centuries of study.

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    Comet Surfing on a Rocket

    Matthew R. Francis

    August 10, 2014

Historical Examples of rosetta


British Dictionary definitions for rosetta

Rosetta

noun
  1. the former name of Rashid
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