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Philae lander from OSIRIS camera on Rosetta orbiter

Philae lander from OSIRIS camera on Rosetta orbiter

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Philae lander from OSIRIS camera on Rosetta orbiter
This amazing photo documents the successful separation of the Philae lander from the Rosetta orbiter. More importantly, it shows that all three lander feet, the ROLIS descent camera boom, and the two CONSERT antennae all deployed successfully.

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Original image data dated on or about November 12, 2014

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