Philae lander on comet 67P

Rosetta, Philae, and the Comet

Back in 2004, scientists from the European Space Agency sent out a satellite to observe the comet 67P, also known as Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Comet 67P is distinctly recognizable by its dual-lobed shape, similar to a massive rubber ducky. This has intrigued scientists because they wonder if the shape is the result …