Despite landing bounce, comet probe working well

Paris (AFP) Nov 13, 2014
Europe’s comet probe Philae was “working well” despite a rough-and-tumble touchdown that left it partly shadowed from battery-boosting sunlight, ground controllers said Thursday.

Clearly relieved, they reported that in the first 24 hours after its historic landing, the lab had sent home a slew of data and images from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko – though from a mystery location.

New —> Read More Here


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *