Mesmerizing Animation Of A Space Probe’s Life And Death

Dec 23, 2016 at 1:12 PM ET

The European Space Agency has released a Tron-tastic animation of the Rosetta probe’s remarkable mission, which spanned 10 years. The probe’s long journey to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko and its years in orbit provided extraordinarily in-depth information, and while the probe might not be coming back to Earth anytime soon, it won’t be forgotten.