In science, some things don't work out at a first try... by Angioletta Coradini
I love tropical countries, their climat, the sudden tropical rains, the sounds of unknown birds.
So I was kind of happy, arriving at Kourou, in French Guyana, to attend to Rosetta's launch, and for some hours, I almost forgot all about the mission's problems. And the stress of an event that plays with almost 30 years of our lives of researchers and that is not under our control. At this moment, it is 5 o'clock in the afternoon and in about 11 hours, at 4 o'clock of tomorrow morning, the first try out of the launch will take place... click for the full article