The Philae/Rosetta Lander at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko – First Result, on overview

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 3:25 PM
Jean-Pierre Bibring and Hermann Boehnhardt, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States
The Philae lander onboard ESA Rosetta mission is planned to land November 11, 2014 on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Before and during landing, descent, touch-down, then the days and weeks thereafter, campaigns of scientific measurements will be performed, involving the 10 instruments onboard, i.e. APXS, CIVA, CONSERT, COSAC, MUPUS, PTOLEMY, ROLIS, ROMAP, SD2 and SESAME. An overview of these activities will be provided and the first results from the Philae instruments presented and discussed.