Imagine the weird environment on a comet. In the light gravity, it's easy to hop and skip. The view is stunning; bright stars surround you, with no atmosphere to make them twinkle. And the best thing? If the comet is close enough to the sun, you'll experience a space blizzard. An amazing new animation on Twitter shows the view from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft. It visited a comet between 2014 and 2016. So much dust fills Rosetta's view that it looks like it's snowing.
Animating from Raw Data
The Rosetta Mission Asks: What Can We Learn from Comets?
Written by Elizabeth Howell April 25, 2018
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