Rosetta to deploy lander on November 12

30 septiembre 2014

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission will deploy its lander, Philae, to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Nov. 12. Philae’s landing site, currently known as Site J, is located on the smaller of the comet’s two «lobes,» with a backup site on the larger lobe.