[FPSPACE] Philae Lander Historic Touchdown on Rosetta Comet

Geert Sassen geertsassen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 15:45:16 EST 2014


Some twitter feeds seem to suggest that the harpoons did fire, however
when they were reeled in they were simply pulled out of the surface
again, so the material might have been so soft that they simply didn't
provide any hold.

On 12-11-14 20:29, JEOberg wrote:
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> Now if they can only get anchored.
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> Why did ALL the pyro squibs fail?
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>     *From:* Peter Pesavento <mailto:pjp961 at svol.net>
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>     *Subject:* [FPSPACE] Philae Lander Historic Touchdown on Rosetta Comet
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>     Hats off to ESA and their team. 
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>     The Philae Lander is on the Comet.
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