Rosetta Probe vs. Comet 'Cherry-Gerry' - Size Comparison | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
The probe is 125 times smaller than its target, comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta will come within 62 miles of the surface in the first week of August 2014. From August to November, it will continue to descend to a few miles above the surface, then deploy its Philae lander .