We Land on a Comet Today! Updates on Philae's Progress - Universe Today
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’s now well on its way to Agilkia, the target landing site atop the 67P/C-G’s largerEverything is running smoothly except for one potential problem. During checks on the … Continue reading "We Land on a Comet Today! Updates on Philae’s Progress"