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Scientists, staff and students at The Open University (OU) were celebrating yesterday (Wednesday 12 November) after the announcement that the Rosetta space mission had succeeded in its attempt to touch down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko followi
On Wednesday, 12 November 2014, Open University (OU) space scientists will be waiting with bated breath to see the outcome of over twenty years of OU research and a landmark in space science - the world’s first ever attempt to land on a comet. The landing will be screened at an OU event, available to watch live at 3pm on the OU's webcasting site.
The Open University had 72% of its research assessed as 3 or 4 star in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). The high rating indicates that the research undertaken by the OU is world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of quality, impact and environment.