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Living with a comet: a MIRO team perspective

By emily

Rosetta’s Miro – the Microwave Instrument for the Rosetta Orbiter – has made nearly two billion science measurements at Comet 67P/C-G, and generated over 1.5 million spectra of gases in the comet’s coma. Principal Investigator Mark Hofstadter shares his team’s highlights of the mission, the challenges faced, and a hint of what’s still to come…

Being the first submillimeter instrument to fly in deep space, and having everything work are pretty high on our list of achievements! While we expected to be able to study the nucleus and coma gases with our instrument, and hoped to be able to see the …read more

Source:: http://blogs.esa.int/rosetta/2016/09/27/living-with-a-comet-a-miro-team-perpsective/

      

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