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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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
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