Philae Records Sound of Landing, Conducts Experiments on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

An instrument called SESAME-CASSE aboard Rosetta’s 100-kg Philae lander has recorded the sound of touchdown – in the form of vibrations detected in the soles of the lander’s feet – as it first came into contact with the comet. Before going into the sleep mode, the lander has also been able to collect the ambient [...] —> Read More Here


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