Month: October 2014

Landing on a comet

Posted on 23 October 2014 by Chris North

Excitement is building around the world as the Philae lander, part of ESA’s Rosetta mission, prepares to touch down on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. As part of the Spatial Awareness series, Cardiff University’s Chris North chatted to Oxford’s Becky Smethurst and QUB’s Alan Fitzsimmons – currently on top of a mountain in Chile preparing to observe the
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