Spacecraft landing on comet awaited

By Henry Belot
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:11pm, first published October 3 2014 - 11:30pm

When the Rosetta spacecraft's washing machine-sized lander attempts to touch-down on Comet 67-P after travelling more than 6.4 billion kilometres, avionics engineer and Canberra-boy Warwick Holmes will be watching anxiously in a German command centre.

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