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Fraser
2014-Oct-15, 06:40 PM
The long-awaited deployment of the Philae lander, currently “piggybacked” aboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft orbiting the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, will occur in less than a month and we now have our best look yet at the area now*green-lighted*for touchdown. The picture*above, made from two images acquired by Rosetta’s OSIRIS imaging instrument, shows a 500-meter circle […]

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