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View Full Version : Where The Heck Did Philae Land? Rosetta Team Narrows The Cometary Search



Fraser
2014-Nov-25, 03:00 PM
The first soft comet landing Nov. 12 showed us how space missions can quickly drift to the unexpected. Philae’s harpoons to secure it failed to fire, and the spacecraft drifted for an incredible two hours across Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko before coming to rest … somewhere. But where? And can the orbiting Rosetta spacecraft find it? That’s […]

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