Philae Found?

The search for the landing site of the Philae lander goes on and tantalizing hints have been coming from the Rosetta Mission Team. Photos from the lander have been enhanced and matched to a possible location in the rugged terrain depicted in the graphic below. It is not a pretty situation. Deep shade and a tilted vehicle make it a tough resting place for the lander. Mission planners can only hope that as the comet nears the Sun, the solar panels will boost Philae back into life for a second round of comet measurements. Keep your fingers crossed. Rosetta continues to monitor the comet and image the surface trying to pin down the actual location. The complete article by Elizabeth Howell of the Universe Today staff is found here: Philae Lonely Resting Spot

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