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Europe to launch ‘hidden’ probe in 2029 to search for interstellar comet

Europe to launch ‘hidden’ probe in 2029 to search for interstellar comet

The European Space Agency (ESA) plans to launch a unique comet-hunting mission in 2029.

The mission, called Comet Interceptor, was approved on Wednesday June 8 during the meeting of the ESA scientific program committee. It will be a collaboration between ESA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

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