Stunning new images show Philae bouncing off comet’s surface

November 17, 2014 1:15 PM

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Stunning new images show Philae bouncing off comet’s surface

After hours spent painstakingly going through images from the Rosetta spacecraft, the European Space Agency has released images that it believes depict Philae striking and then bouncing up from the comet’s surface. ESA sent the Philae probe to the surface of comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasminko on Wednesday in a historic moment. While largely successful, ESA officials […]

After hours spent painstakingly going through images from the Rosetta spacecraft, the European Space Agency has released images that it believes depict Philae striking and then bouncing up from the comet’s surface.

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