Successful Mars Swingby
25 February 2007At 02:57 UT 25 February, mission controllers at ESOC, ESA's Space Operations Centre in Germany, confirmed Rosetta's successful swingby of Mars.
Prior to the flyby the main Rosetta spacecraft was able to capture a series of images of Mars using the OSIRIS instrument. These images reveal atmospheric structures in the polar regions.
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