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Philae touchdown: lander status and first descent image
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- Title Philae touchdown: lander status and first descent image
- Released: 12/11/2014
- Length 00:02:48
- Language English
- Footage Type Interior Shot
- Copyright ESA
Highlights from coverage of ESA's Rosetta mission soft-landing its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.
Including the presentation of the first ROLIS image sent back by Philae as the lander descended to the surface of the comet.
After a tense wait during the seven-hour descent to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, the signal confirming the successful touchdown arrived on Earth at 16:03 GMT (17:03 CET).
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