Rosetta to finish its slow descent to comet’s surface Friday morning
Livestream of tonight's festivities. reader comments 1 Share this story It's time for Europe's comet probe, Rosetta, to die. At 4:48pm ET Thursday, the spacecraft fired its thruster for 208 seconds, setting Rosetta on course for a controlled descent to the surface of its comet on Friday morning at approximately 7:20am ET. In accord with the spacecraft's...