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Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

Two months after its historic comet landing, Philae’s whereabouts are still unknown

On the afternoon of November 12, the European Space Agency’s mission control room erupted in cheers when, for the first time in history, a spacecraft landed on a comet. Aiming the robotic lander toward a speeding space rock the size of Mount Fuji was no easy task for mission controllers, who sat more than 300 million miles away at the European Space Operations Center in Darmstadt, Germany. More…

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Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

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