Lost Philae lander found as Rosetta mission draws to a close

Images from camera aboard Rosetta space probe reveal exact location on comet 67P of hibernating Philae lander, two years after its bumpy landing

Almost two years after it touched down on the surface of comet 67P, the Philae lander has been found.

In images taken just three days ago by a camera on board the Rosetta space probe, the lander can be seen nestled in a dark crack on the comet’s surface, with two of its three legs sticking out.

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