Philae landing in real time


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The magic of engineering: Using the seven images Philae snapped as it made its descent to Comet 67P/C-G, engineers have created a short movie simulating what the surface would have looked like as the lander descended.

I have posted the video below the fold. Be sure to go to the link above however to find out how this was done.

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  • maurice

    total letdown. i saw pics of the bounce, this could have been as good as Huygens, and as entertaining as a “will it blend” commercial featuring the iPuke 666S. What we got was monty python’s flying circus “The Larch” skit.

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