5 Things You Need to Know About Rosetta, the Comet Chaser -- The Countdown #40

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We've put robots on both the moon and mars, but scientists have never tried to soft-land a robot on a comet--until now. In this episode of The Countdown, we cover everything you need to know about the European Space Agency's groundbreaking Rosetta mission. --SUBSCRIBE, future astronauts: more of The Countdown: Scientific American's website for more space news and information: to explore:Comet Craft Approaches Its Target (Nature): To Chase a Comet (NASA)#WakeUpRosetta Once Upon A (ESA) of Cometary Missions (ESA) Credits:Host/writer: Sophie BushwickStory Advisors: Clara Moskowitz & Michael MoyerEditor: Joss FongProducer: Eric R. Olson

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