Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

Hunt For Philae Hangs in the Balance

Philae lander departing Rosetta

The Philae lander arrived on comet 67P on 12 November, but scientists lost contact with it just days later.

Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are debating whether to change part of the Rosetta mission in what would probably be the last attempt to find lost comet-lander Philae—but the shift would mean sacrificing long-planned science.

From Nature
View Full Article



No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account