Found: Philae’s Final Resting Place

After not knowing the exact location of the Philae lander for almost two years, the cameras on the European Space Agency’s Rosetta orbiter picked up images on Friday of Philae tucked into a crack on Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Philae was attached to Rosetta during its 10-year journey through space to catch up to the comet and was released to touch down in November 2014, making it the first spacecraft to land on a comet. It sent data to Earth for three days before its battery died, c

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