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Fraser
2014-Nov-12, 02:40 PM
Anticipation is intense as the Philae lander*free-falls*to the surface of Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko this morning. The final “Go” for separation from the Rosetta spacecraft was given around 2:30 a.m.; Philae is now well on its way to Algilkia, its target landing site. Around 8:30 a.m. (CST) the lander *Everything is running smoothly except for one potential […]

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