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Philae landing on comet

Philae landing on comet

Date: 03 December 2013
Satellite: Rosetta
Copyright: ESA–C. Carreau/ATG medialab

Artist's impression of the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (not to scale). 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.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
22-Jul-2024 13:15 UT

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