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Rosetta: Date fixed for historic comet landing attempt

Rosetta: Date fixed for historic comet landing attempt

bbc.co.uk - Jonathan Amos

The date has been fixed for Europe's daring attempt to land on a comet: Wednesday 12 November. It will see the Rosetta satellite, which is currently orbiting the huge "ice mountain" known as 67P, drop a small robot from a height of 20km. If all goes well, the lander will free-fall towards the comet, …

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