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Friday's Unscientific Poll: Rosetta's Grand Finale [20160930|13:50]
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The Rosetta mission to Comet 67P came to an end today, with the orbital spacecraft landing on the surface of the comet and switching off.


Cartoon of Rosetta with its busted solar panels, clutching its Mission Achievements log. *sniff*


Cartoon of the Philae lander going to sleep forever on the comet's surface. *wibble*

Poll #2054798 Rosetta's Grand Finale

The saddest cartoon spacecraft image ever is:

Rosetta with its busted solar panels, clutching its Mission Achievements log
5(62.5%)
Philae going to sleep forever on the comet's surface
3(37.5%)

I shed a tear over Rosetta's demise.

Yes, I did. I'm not ashamed.
1(11.1%)
That's cometary dust. Dust, I tell you.
6(66.7%)
Yes, but that's a tear of rage because now the aliens will find our space junk and come to DESTROY US.
1(11.1%)
I have no idea what you're talking about, but here, have a tissue.
1(11.1%)
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[User Picture]From: mysterysquid
2016-10-01 11:00 (UTC)
I already had tears when I saw the blog post showing the loss of signal, and that was a frickin' waveform on a screen.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2016-10-10 09:07 (UTC)
LOS is the worst. It really is.
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