Orbiter: Instruments

Rosetta

The Rosetta orbiter's scientific payload includes 11 experiments, in addition to the lander. Scientific consortia from institutes across Europe and the United States have provided these state-of-the-art instruments. All of them are located on the side of the spacecraft that will permanently face the comet during the main scientific phase of the mission.

For a brief overview of each instrument, follow the links on the right.

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