Daily cosmobite: Philae falls for comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Philae.on.67PIf all goes to plan the Rosetta spacecraft will release its comet lander Philae just after 8pm (AEDT) tonight. Philae will hopefully make the first ever landing on a comet (67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko) in the early morning hours of Thursday November 13 AEDT. Follow the ESA landing webcast.

 

How Philae should look after it lands on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Image © ESA.

 

 

 

 

 

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One response to “Daily cosmobite: Philae falls for comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

  • Did anyone else see the two massive green flashes which lit up the cloud last night over Carlingford, followed by two very large ‘boom” noises a second later? It happened at 11:41pm. Car alarms went off, and dogs started barking after the boom noises.

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