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Rosetta Flyby of Mars

Rosetta Flyby of Mars


Date: 05 October 2001
Satellite: Rosetta
Copyright: ESA/AOES Medialab

In February 2007, Rosetta flies past Mars at a distance of about 250 km. This gravity assist is the second in a series of four planetary flybys (Earth, Mars, Earth, and again Earth) that together will set Rosetta on course for comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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