A Comet “Lands” in Brooklyn

Comet along Brooklyn BridgeComet in Brooklyn

Last weekend, I happened upon an exhibit from the World Science Festival. Had I known it was ending on June 1st, I would have posted about it sooner, as it featured an amazing sculpture to view amidst the backdrop of NYC and the Brooklyn Bridge.

The sculpture represents a scaled version of a real comet, “Churyumov-Gerasimenko” (who named this thing??). In an ambitious effort to land on the live comet, back in 2004 the European Space Agency launched a spacecraft called Rosetta. In the past decade, Rosetta has traveled 3.7 billion miles and is finally slated to land this November.

Awesome–I want to watch!

About Suzanne

Suzanne touts an MFA from Southern Methodist University, an Online Marketing specialization from more than 8 years of heavy lifting, an honorary "best mommy" award from her son Zen and a NYC triathlete completion certificate. She is a women's rights activist and humanitarian, believing in equal rights for everyone.
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