21. October 2014
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ESA has given the green light for its Rosetta mission to deliver its lander, Philae, to the primary site on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November, in the first-ever attempt at a soft touchdown on a comet. Further information  is found in an ESA Press Release of 15 October 2014.

On this historic day, IWF Graz will open its doors for the Rosetta Touchdown.

 

 

After a detailed analysis of flight trajectories and timings for Rosetta, ESA decided to deploy its lander, Philae, to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November. Further information is found in an ESA Press Release of 26 September 2014.


IWF Graz will open its doors for the "Rosetta Touchdown". Details and an invitation for the 12 November event will be issued soon.

 

 

ESA has found a suitable landing site for Rosetta's 100 kg lander Philae.


Further information is found in an ESA Press Release.

 

 

After a decade-long journey chasing its target, ESA’s Rosetta has today become the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.


Further information is found at ESA.

 

 

In knapp einer Woche ist es soweit: Die ESA-Raumsonde Rosetta erreicht am 6. August nach einer mehr als sechs Milliarden Kilometer langen Reise endlich ihr Ziel - den Kometen 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Das IWF Graz überträgt die Veranstaltung der ESA aus dem Kontrollzentrum in Darmstadt und öffnet seine Türen für all jene, die mit den Grazer Wissenschaftlern dieses spannende Ereignis mitverfolgen...

 

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