ESA Chooses ‘Least Bad’ Landing Site For Philae Comet Probe

With its unusual, duck-like shape, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko poses an unexpected challenge to Europe’s €1.3 billion ($1.7 billion) Rosetta mission and its small Philae robotic lander, which on Nov. 11 will descend to the surface and alight at a recently selected location on the “head” of the...

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