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COSIMA's flyby at the Šteins asteroid

The most recent dust spectrometer COSIMA, launched in March 2004 will carry out its main analysis when reaching the orbit of the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in May 2014. In September 2008 it will still expose a target for dust collection during the flyby at the Šteins asteroid.