Science Rosetta orbiter has a date with history on Nov. 12

The European Space Agency announced Friday that the Rosetta orbiter will attempt to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Nov. 12. A successful touchdown would be the first time any spacecraft landed on a comet.

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The European Space Agency says it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet on Nov. 12.