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The Philae lander dropped by the Rosetta spacecraft has sent back

The Philae lander dropped by the Rosetta spacecraft has sent back


In this February 17, 2014 handout photo illustration provided by the European Space Agency (

The Rosetta probe (L) and Philae lander are pictured above the 67P/Churyumov

Lost Philae lander found on comet

The Philae lander, dropped by the Rosetta spacecraft, has sent back its first photo as it aims to make humanity's first footprint on a comet

Philae's first panorama, with the lander's position illustrated. (ESA/ Rosetta/Philae/CIVA)

Larger image. Images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft's OSIRIS imaging system show the portions of the journey its Philae comet lander ...

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"Safely on the surface of Comet 67P"

The Rosetta satellite and Philae lander

After months of hibernation, the Philae lander has woken up

Philae's landing points

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The Philae lander will be dropped onto the comet in November. Credits: CNES / ill. D. Ducros. After the Rosetta orbiter was ...

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Farewell Philae - narrow-angle view

This image taken by the Rosetta spacecraft shows Philae's intended landing site on Comet 67P. [Image credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM]


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Rosetta spacecraft with Philae lander on board. Download

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The surface of comet 67P as photographed by the descending Philae lander.

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An extreme close-up of the Philae lander shows components of the 3-foot-wide spacecraft from a distance of 1.7 miles. (Credit: ESA / Rosetta / MPS for ...

The last installment includes the iconic images of finding lander Philae and the orbiter's final descent to Comet 67P's surface

Rosetta composite image

With the Philae lander, for the first time ever, scientific data was gathered from the surface of a comet. Philae, controlled and monitored by the Lander ...

The Rosetta probe sent an unexpected final image back to Earth shortly before it made a

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Rosetta photo of Comet 67P/C-G.

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In March of 2004, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft blasted off from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. After ten years, by November of ...

Rosetta finally finds Philae lander on a distant comet

First Images Of Comet From The Philae Lander

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Rosetta probe above and comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko with Philae lander on surface

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Goodnight, sweet Philae. (Michael Probst/AP)

November 2014 saw the Rosetta space probe orbiting a comet, dubbed Comet 67P Churmukov Gerasimenko, then dropping a tiny lander on it in a landmark moment.

Wide-angle view of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko taken by OSIRIS on 12 September 2014 (ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team ...

Philae Has Been Found on the Comet's Surface!

To the far right of a high-resolution observation of the comet's surface taken on Sept. 2, the Philae lander can be seen, jammed in a dark ditch, ...

A simulation shows Rosetta's deployment of the Philae lander, with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the background. (ESA, ATG Medialab/Associated Press)

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Image of the first touchdown site for the Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander on comet 67P/

Stunning image of Rosetta above Mars taken by the Philae lander camera

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Rosetta's Philae Lander in Permanent Sleep

German Aerospace Center depiction of Philae on Comet 67/P

Philae lander enters deep sleep after sending last transmissions from comet surface

A rendering of Philae's touchdown. (DLR German Aerospace Center)

panoramic view of Philae's landing spot

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Artist Rendition of Rosetta releasing the Philae lander. Credit: NASA JPL and and Art

Rosetta's view of comet 67P

This image was acquired by Philae's CIVA camera 1 at the final landing site Abydos,

Sleep well, little Philae. (ESA). After just over two days of working tirelessly, the Rosetta spacecraft's lander ...

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Artist's concept of the Philae lander. Photo credit: DLR Since the Rosetta spacecraft emerged from hibernation in January, engineers have checked the ...

An artist's impression handout image by the European Space Agency shows the Rosetta orbiter deploying the

Image by DLR German Aerospace Center. The Rosetta spacecraft will ...

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ESA artist concept of Rosetta dropping the lander Philae toward the surface of the comet

Bright dusty outbursts from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, tracked by the Rosetta spacecraft over the past two years

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Just over two years ago, the Rosetta space probe successfully entered orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (hereafter abbreviated as 67P).

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The Rosetta mission's Philae lander is about the size of a washing machine. It has

Figure 38: First impressions of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule (left) revealed a surprisingly familiar appearance to the comet that ESA's Rosetta ...


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The European Space Agency's Philae comet lander is seen by the Rosetta spacecraft in this image

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Artist rendering of the Rosetta spacecraft deploying its 'Philae' lander to the surface of Comet 67P. Image Credit: ESA.

Rosetta mission poster showing the deployment of the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The comet is an artist impression and the spacecraft ...