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Fraser
2014-Aug-25, 09:20 PM
The ‘Top 5’ landing site candidates have been chosen for the Rosetta’s orbiters piggybacked Philae lander for humankind’s first attempt to land on a comet. See graphics above and below. The potential touchdown sites were announce today, Aug. 25, based on high resolution measurements collected by ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft over the past two weeks since […]

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