ROSETTA UPDATE – Where will the Philae lander land?

Five candidate sites were identified on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during the Landing Site Selection Group meeting held 23–24 August 2014.

The approximate locations of the five regions are marked on these OSIRIS narrow-angle camera images taken on 16 August from a distance of about 100 km.

Philae_candidate_landing_sitesFurther information and more pictures here

 

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