Philae landing expected any moment

Excited about a first for us all – a robot landing on a moving comet to study its properties intimately. Amazing accomplishment so far – rendezvous with the comet, detection of organic matter (methane, ethanol, etc.), and successful launch of the lander…a signal from touchdown is expected within the next hour!

ESA live feed – Rosetta/Philae mission


About Rian Nejar

Rian Nejar is an Indian-American author. He trained and worked as an engineer in India, lived briefly in the Middle East, and arrived in America in the early 90's. After a Master’s degree in electrical engineering in America, he worked as an academic instructor, engineer, entrepreneur, and technical writer over the two decades since. Humbling and Humility is the first heartfelt written expression of his varied life experiences. He lives and writes in the Southwest United States.
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