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Press Kit - 12 November 2014 - Landing on a comet

Publication date: 05 November 2014

Copyright: ESA

Press kit for the 12 November 2014 press event marking the landing of Rosetta's lander Philae on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Contents:
Media services
Mission facts
Highlights
Selecting a landing site
Landing on a comet
Comets – an introduction
Rosetta's comet
Missions to comets
Appendix A: Provisional programme for press event at ESOC
Appendix B: Selected images and videos
Appendix C: Distances, dates, times for mission
Appendix D: Timeline for separation

Errata

pg 48: a minus sign is missing from the temperature quoted. The text should read: "The average surface temperature, reported by the VIRTIS team, is -70 °C (205 K)"

Link to Publication: http://sci.esa.int/science-e/www/object/doc.cfm?fobjectid=54872


Last Update: 14 March 2017

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