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UPDATE section begining with the orbit-insertion - live:

http://rosetta.esa.int/

NSF Resources:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/?s=Rosetta
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Presentation of Rosetta model to German representative.
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Prof. Johann-Dietrich Woerner (Chairman of the board of DLR)
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Naming of Philae lander.
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Chronology since Big Bang squashed into one year.
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Rosetta at NASA (Joke about not being part of Europe yet :-).
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Lucrecia flyby.
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Jean-Yves Le Gall (President CNES)
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Prof. Roberto Battiston (President ASI)
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Approaching the moment of truth.
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"Are we there yet?"

About 100 km from comet.
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Replay of Rosetta waking up.
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"Many challenges along the way"
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Matt Taylor, Science Project Manager (I think).
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Frank Butenik (?), Flight Dynamic Expert
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Image taken earlier, 100 km away. Go for maneuver.
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Maneuver has started, but have to wait for telemetry to confirm.
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Brilliant countdown  ;D

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