DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Philae lander. Artwork of the lander that accompanies the Rosetta spacecraft and is designed to land on the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The Rosetta mission was launched on 2nd March 2004 and Philae is scheduled to land on the comet on 10th November 2014. Once on the comet it will perform detailed investigations of the comet's surface.
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