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Philae descending

Philae descending

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Philae descending
A mosaic of two OSIRIS photos taken at 14:40 and 14:45 on November 12, 2014, shows the tiny Philae lander (a speck near the bottom of the photo) descending toward comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (top). Philae's first landing happened at 16:03.

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Original image data dated on or about November 12, 2014

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