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Rosetta and Philae at comet

Rosetta and Philae at 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. 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. The image is not to scale; the Rosetta spacecraft body measures 2.8m × 2.1m × 2.0m with two 14-m-long solar arrays, while the comet nucleus is thought to be about 4 km wide.

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Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Apr-2021 11:07 UT

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