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Nov 24, 2014 06:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
European Space Agency scientists have released what it sounded like when Philae made its first touchdown on the dusty surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Nov 19, 2014 09:56 AM ET // AFP
The Philae comet-lander has found traces of organic molecules on the surface of the comet 67P.
Nov 17, 2014 04:06 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The orbiting Rosetta spacecraft photographed the path of the Philae lander as it descended, bounced and drifted into a ditch. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 04:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Two days after its historic touchdown on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the Rosetta mission's Philae lander is rushing to complete its core science goals before its batteries run flat. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 09:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The deep sleep was inevitable, Rosetta's lander has slipped into hibernation after running its batteries dry. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 03:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After Wednesday's dramatic landing, the Rosetta mission's small robotic lander Philae has started to explore its surroundings -- but there's a problem looming for the plucky little robot. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // AFP
If all goes well, Earth will receive a signal at about 11 a.m. EST saying Philae has landed.
Nov 12, 2014 11:04 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Success! Europe's Philae lander has descended from Rosetta and successfully touched down on a comet for the first time in history. Continue reading →
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