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Rosetta and Philae at comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

Rosetta and Philae at comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

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Spacecraft: ESA–J. Huart, 2014; Comet image: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

Rosetta and Philae at comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko
Artist’s impression of the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The image is not to scale; the Rosetta spacecraft measures 32 m across including the solar arrays, while the comet nucleus is thought to be about 4 km wide.

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Original image data dated on or about December 15, 2014

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