Elusive Philae lander spotted on Rosetta's comet one month before mission's end

Monday, September 5, 2016 - 14:51 in Astronomy & Space

Talk about timing! Cameras aboard the European Space Agency’s Rosetta orbiter have spotted the elusive Philae lander tucked into a dark crack on the jagged surface of Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, just weeks before the end of the mission.  On Sept. 30, the ESA plans to send the Rosetta orbiter...

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