Lander: Instruments

Rosetta's lander, Philae, consists of a baseplate, an instrument platform, and a polygonal sandwich construction.

Some of the instruments and subsystems are beneath a hood that is covered with solar cells. The lander carries ten instruments, with a total mass of about 21 kilograms.

For a brief overview of each instrument, follow the links on the right.

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