Encounter of a different kind: Rosetta observes asteroid at close quarters

Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 06:28 in Astronomy & Space

ESA PR 37-2008 ESA's comet chaser, Rosetta, last night flew by a small body in the main asteroid belt, asteroid Steins, collecting a wealth of information about this rare type of minor Solar System body.

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