Live updates: Rosetta mission comet landing
On 12 November, Rosetta’s Philae probe is set to make the first-ever landing on a comet when it touches down on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
Separation of the lander is planned for about 09:03 GMT (10:03 CET), and touch down should follow about seven hours later, at 16:02 GMT (17:02 CET).
Follow this historic event via live updates posted in the following channels:
- Webcast live from mission control: http://new.livestream.com/esa/cometlanding
Webcast will begin 19:00 GMT (20:00 CET) 11 November and continue (with pauses) to cover crucial mission milestones overnight on Tuesday and through Wednesday. Check the ESA TV schedule here for detailed times.
- Rosetta blog: http://blogs.esa.int/rosetta
Updated with news and information direct from the mission operations and science teams.