55 years after our agency’s inception, its scientists and engineers are inventing the future of space and pursuing Rosetta and Philae’s fabulous adventure—because at the end of the day, we are all in a way
the children of the comet…
Jean-Yves Le Gall, président du CNES.
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In Video : A giant leap in understanding comets
The Rosetta mission ended last September. It’s now time for the laboratories to start sifting through the data. Only 5% of the measurements obtained from this unique mission have so far been examined.
Rosetta-Philae in fugures, complete
Do you know that Philae was as light as a feather on the comet, tipping the scales at just 1 gram due to the very weak surface gravity ?