Did Philae Drill The Comet?

Paris (ESA) Nov 20, 2014

Philae’s Sampling, Drilling and Distribution (SD2) subsystem was activated towards the end of the surface operations that Philae performed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko last week, despite fears that it might alter the lander’s precarious position following its third touchdown. Here we present the latest update from the SD2 team.

SD2’s goal was to drill into the comet surface in order —> Read More Here


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