Rosetta's Philae Lander in Permanent Sleep - Universe Today
ESA’s Philae lander, the first spacecraft to successfully soft-land on the surface of a comet and former piggyback partner to Rosetta, has not been in communication since July of 2015 and, with 67P now six months past perihelion and heading deeper out into the Solar System, it’s not likely it will ever be heard from again. On Nov. 12, … Continue reading "Rosetta’s Philae Lander in Permanent Sleep"