LANDING ON A COMET


Few things could be more fascinating or demanding in the history of European space travel than the Rosetta comet mission. Launched on 2 March 2004, the spacecraft set off on its 10-year journey to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The lander, Philae, will separate from its parent craft on 12 November 2014, touch down on the comet and immediately fire harpoons to anchor itself on the surface. The two spacecraft will then accompany the comet on its month-long journey to the point at which it is closest to the Sun.

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Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept


After making the Audi circles in the desert and the fast driving around a mountain, the self driving cars of Audi are ready for the next step. This time an Audi RS 7 fully equipped with computers and sensors will make the next big leap!

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Orion: Trial By Fire


NASA’s newest spacecraft, Orion, will be launching into space for the first time in December 2014, on a flight that will take it farther than any spacecraft built to carry humans has gone in more than 40 years and through temperatures twice as hot as molten lava to put its critical systems to the test

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