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Philae Lander Found on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Just in time, the Rosetta mission’s Philae lander has been found by Rosetta’s high-resolution camera wedged in a dark crack on the comet. Philae found. Credit: Main image and lander inset: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA; context: ESA/Rosetta/ NavCam – … Continue reading

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I Want to Write a Scene that Takes Place Here

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This image comes from the Rosetta Spacecraft and is a shot of a portion of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Look at those cliffs, standing tall in a vacuum on a body no bigger than Manhattan, and imagine standing at the base. What could … Continue reading

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Postcards: The Astounding Philae Lander

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Now found, the European Space Agency’s little Philae lander sits in plain view on Comet 67P, having sent its own amazing photos and having posed now for a series of action shots and now a still at its little place … Continue reading

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Philae to Land on Comet 67P-Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Wednesday November 12 at Site J: “Agilkia”

After sailing through space for more than 10 years, the ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft is now less than a week shy of landing its robotic probe, the Philae lander, on a comet. Touchdown should be Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7:35 a.m. PST. … Continue reading

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Rosetta Closes In on Comet 67P

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HEARTS IN RUIN begins with a paleolithic couple facing uncertainty at the approach of the “Fire Star.” Later, they experience first hand the effects of its impact with Earth. Today, we have a much safer way to setup first-hand experience … Continue reading

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