Philae’s backup landing site

Philae’s backup landing site

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15/09/2014 11:00 am

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Description

Site C was chosen as the backup site for Rosetta’s lander Philae during the Landing Site Selection Group meeting held on 13–14 September 2014.

The image was taken by Rosetta's narrow-angle camera from a distance of about 70 km. The resolution is 1.5 metres/pixel.

Full story: 'J' marks the spot for Rosetta's lander

Credits: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

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