Landing on a Comet - the Rosetta Mission

This video from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) looks at the challenges and scientific benefits of the Rosetta mission to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor is Acting Program Manager for CurioCity at Let’s Talk Science. He grew up watching bug-eyed monsters in sci-fi B-movies and dreaming of our future in space, and remembers being a young child watching the first astronauts walk on the Moon. Passionate about the importance of science education and understanding how science and technology impacts our society, he is still a sci-fi geek.    


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Congratulations to the ESA team for the successful touchdown of the Philae lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko! I'm looking forward to lots of great science coming out of this historic mission.