Google+ SpaceTravelFoundation: First picture CIVA images of Philae lander

November 12, 2014

First picture CIVA images of Philae lander

Dear readers and followers,


today you can follow in live the landing of the Rosetta's lander Philae on the comet 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko. After a 10 year journey of some seven billion kilometres, the Rosetta mission is now heading towards its next major milestone : setting the lander Philae on a comet. Rosetta is a robotic space probe built and launched by the +European Space Agency, ESA to perform a detailed study of comet called 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko with both an orbiter and lander module (Philae).

ESA just released pictures of the landing step enjoy, more data soon, so stay tuned.


Credit images: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA

Credit images: ESA/Rosetta/Philae/CIVA

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