Dr Matt Taylor's Rosetta tattoo
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Scientist's tattoo shows Rosetta landing on comet

One of the scientists who works on the Rosetta project has a tattoo of the probe as it lands on the comet.

Dr Matt Taylor has the artwork etched on his right thigh.

He told the BBC's Rebecca Morelle that it demonstrated "how confident" he was in the mission, and praised his tattoo artist for how accurate the depiction turned out to be.

The Rosetta probe arrived at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a 10-year and 6.4-billion-km journey.

  • 06 Aug 2014
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