. On this day in 2004 – March 2nd – the European Space Agency (ESA) launched the Rosetta spacecraft.
Rosetta would travel for ten years and billions of miles in order to rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, accompany it as it moved through the inner Solar System past the Sun, and also deploy a lander.
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