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Rosetta - Rendezvous with a comet. A key to the origins of the Solar System

Date: 18 December 2013
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Backdrop panel
Copyright: ESA

20 January 2014 – Rosetta wake up. Exit deep-space hibernation

May 2014 – Deep-space rendezvous manoeuvres

July 2014 – Start of close comet observation

August 2014 – Rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

September 2014 – Start of close surface mapping

November 2014 – Lander will arrive on the surface of the comet 

End 2014 – Monitoring of the comet's activity and evolution from close quarters

August 2015 – Closest approach to the Sun


This backdrop is available in a print-ready version for the format 400 × 200 cm, which can be downloaded here as a PDF.


These exhibition panels were originally published on ESA's Exhibitions website.

Last Update: 27 June 2014

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