Rosetta Rises to the Challenge
Publication date: 01 November 2002
Authors: Berner, C., et al.
Journal: ESA Bulletin
Few enterprises are more difficult or hazardous than space travel. Yet, even when compared with the achievements of its illustrious predecessors, ESA's Rosetta mission to orbit Comet Wirtanen and deploy a lander on its pristine surface must be regarded as one of the most challenging ventures ever undertaken in more than four decades of space exploration.Link to publication