Pictures from the Rosetta Space Mission

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1. Rosettas first sighting of its target in 2014 narrowangle view. Taken on the 20th of March at about 5million km to the comet.Credits: ESA 2014 MPS for OSIRIS-Team 2. Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by Rosettas OSIRISnarrow-angle camera on 3 August from a distance of 285 km.Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS 3. This images shows Philaes primary landing site, which willtarget Site J, the centre of which is indicated by the crossin this OSIRIS narrow-angle image. Credits:ESA/Rosetta/MPS 4. Mosaic of Philaes primary landing siteJ, taken by Rosettas OSIRIS narrow-anglecamera on 14 September 2014from a distance of about 30 km.Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS 5. Single frame (and slightly cropped) NAVCAM image takenon 21 September. Note this image shows the backuplanding site C. Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM 6. Four image mosaic of Comet 67P/C-G using images takenon 24 September. Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM 7. Rosetta Mission selfie taken on 7 October at 16km, capturingthe side of the spacecraft and one of the 14 m-long solar wings.Credits: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA 8. Meet the Atos team working with CNES to sendthe Rosetta spacecraft over 6.5bn km into spaceOver the last nine years the team has been working with the CNES to make theRosetta Space Mission a success. The team has been managing the missionsoperational procedures, keeping the IT and networks running, designing theschedule for the scientific operations of the landing craft, and monitoring theexecution of on-board scientific experiments.From left: Antoine Charpentier, Maryse Garroussia, Michel Delaire, Laurent Peret,Dominique Hallouard, Laurent Jean-Rigaud 9. Learn more aboutthe Rosetta Mission blogs.atos.net Q&A with Laurent Peret

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