Rosetta and Philae at comet

Rosetta and Philae at comet

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19/12/2013 12:06 pm

Copyright

ESA–J. Huart, 2013

Description

Artist’s impression of the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

After an extensive mapping phase by the orbiter in August–September 2014, a landing site will be selected for Philae to conduct in situ measurements in November 2014.

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