Philae – Touchdown confirmed!

Thursday 13th November 2014 The Rosetta spacecraft’s lander module, Philae, has touched down on the 67P C/G comet, and is now sending photos and data back to earth via Rosetta – from 510 million Kms away! Your class can follow the latest news and photos at the Rosetta blog >>>

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Rosetta Probe – live comet landing

Wednesday 12th November 2014 Launched in 2004, the Rosetta spacecraft has travelled over 500 million Kms, and tonight at 8:00 pm (AEDST), a landing module will separate and descend to the surface of Comet 67P. If successful, the landing will be complete by 3:02 am Thursday (AEDST). Watch the comet landing live >>> (It takes about 30 minutes for the signals to … Read More

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