asteroid Steins
Asteroid Steins. Image credit: ESA
On its way to a 2014 rendezvous with a comet, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft successfully flew past asteroid Steins on Sept. 5. JPL manages NASA's participation in the mission and supplied the Microwave Instrument.

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http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMNMYO4KKF_index_0.html .

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