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Ep. 22, Page 101
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Comic 1727 - Ep. 22, Page 101

9th Oct 2014, 4:32 AM in Episode 22 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
Average Rating: 5 (3 votes)

Author Notes:

smbhax 9th Oct 2014, 4:32 AM edit delete
smbhax
Rosetta takes 'selfie' ahead of landing site selection (BBC) has a really gorgeous photo taken from the Rosetta spacecraft, or more specifically the Philae lander on-board Rosetta, with one of Rosetta's 14m solar panels extending before it, and Comet 67P in the background, 50 km away. The article also has a much more detailed photo of the surface of Comet 67P, showing the incredibly rugged terrain on which Philae will try to land; the landing attempt is currently scheduled for November 12th. An illustration showing the configuration of docked Philae, Rosetta, and the solar panels can be seen here.

Ooh and here's a composite photo taken by Rosetta at a distance of 16 miles from the comet, showing jets shooting out of the comet's surface.

Comments:

cattservant 9th Oct 2014, 9:32 AM edit delete reply
cattservant
Better late than never.
smbhax 10th Oct 2014, 4:41 AM edit delete reply
smbhax
Maybe not from the Margrave's point of view. : o
moizmad 9th Oct 2014, 11:33 AM edit delete reply
moizmad
"Sir, I won't tell you again, your spaghetti is getting cold!"
DizzasterJuice 9th Oct 2014, 1:14 PM edit delete reply
DizzasterJuice
Spaghetti again?! I guess it's better than your pork chops.