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Philae descending to the comet – wide-angle view

Philae descending to the comet – wide-angle view


Date: 12 November 2014
Satellite: Rosetta
Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

This OSIRIS wide-angle camera image shows the position of Rosetta’s lander Philae (circled) at 14:19:22 GMT (onboard spacecraft time).

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).

Last Update: 23 September 2021
1-Dec-2021 07:05 UT

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