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Lander departure

Lander departure


Date: 12 November 2014
Satellite: Rosetta
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This image from Rosetta’s OSIRIS narrow-angle camera shows the Philae lander at 10:23 GMT (onboard spacecraft time) on 12 November. The image shows details of the lander, including the deployment of the three legs and of the antennas.

Separation occurred onboard the spacecraft at 08:35 GMT (09:35 CET), with the confirmation signal arriving on Earth at 09:03 GMT (10:03 CET).

The signal confirming touchdown arrived on Earth at 16:03 GMT (17:03 CET).

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

Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Dec-2021 06:59 UT

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