ESA’s Comet Lander Operational In Unplanned Landing Site

PARIS—The European Space Agency’s (ESA) 100-kg (220-lb.) Philae lander is sending back science data from the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, although its unexpectedly bouncy and protracted touchdown could ultimately limit the probe’s science return. Since deploying from the Rosetta...

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