Comet 'Cherry-Gerry' Sprouts a Coma | Video

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is the target of ESA's Rosetta mission, which will attempt a landing. The spacecraft’s scientific imaging system, OSIRIS, captured imagery of the comet between March 27th and May 4th, 2014. (Full Story)

In conversation, mission scientists often refer to the target informally as “Cherry-Gerry.”

credit : ESA / Mash Mix: Space.com