The Landing
In August 2014, a mere 100 kilometres from the comet, the orbiter bagin mapping its target to locate a suitable landing site for Philae. The actual touchdown point was defined in October 2014: landing site 'Agilkia', formerly known as 'J' on the comet head. The lander, Philae, separated from its parent craft on 12 November 2014.
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Landing on a comet – a first

In August 2014, a mere 100 kilometres from the comet, the orbiter bagin mapping its target to locate a suitable landing site for Philae. The actual touchdown point was defined in October 2014: landing site 'Agilkia', formerly known as 'J' on the comet head. The lander, Philae, separated from its parent craft on 12 November 2014.

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