Comet pictures from Rosetta

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  1. chapped

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    One of mankind's most incredible feats is happening right now and has been all but ignored by the media.....


    The comet is traveling through space at around
    55,000 kph (34,000 mph), but somehow the boffins at the ESA managed to maneuver Rosetta in such a way that, despite playing interstellar catch-up for 10 years, its relative speed is now just 2.2 mph (1 meter per second) faster than the comet.


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    http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/...e-first-spacecraft-to-orbit-a-real-live-comet
     
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    Mind bottling
     
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    Goddamn, that's fucking awesome.
     
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    That movie is awesome - the way they time the gravity assist flybys to project them out further is amazing.
     
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    Humanity at it's finest... the sad part is our government pulling funding for NASA. :facepalm:
     
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    Obama phones are more important...:facepalm:
     
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    :coffee: Quite the dirty snowball huh?
     
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    Send up Ben and Buscemi!
     
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    Listen...gentle giants are being murderd by a racist police force, no time to report on real news.
     
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    Meanwhile in Africa

     
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    This gif sums up the world in 2 seconds. Love it.
     
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    But we're still funding their muslim outreach program, right?

    I mean, we don't want to lose sight of our priorities when it comes to space research.

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    Holy fuck, look out!!

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    The only orbit libatards understand is the one around our wallets.......Too many niggas and trash too feed to put Whitey on Mars Beeeotch!!!!!
     
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    Hey Xavier.....Is "Boffins" A good thing?
     
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    NASA wasted 30+ years milking that piece of shit shuttle program. Screw 'em. Europe and Russia are the only ones smart enough these days.
     
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    What......Where you been Nigga'.......Dey's North Koreans on the Mutha' Fucken Sun............
     
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    Always amazes me how the half brained political idiots can turn any thread into a hate Obama thread.