A Giant bounce

Philae has landed.  Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has a new visitor.  Amazing!  This historic landing expands the fortunes of mankind to untold discoveries.

Philae

According to the European Space Agency, the Philae lander

  • Travelled 6.4 billion km (four billion miles) to reach the comet
  • Journey took 10 years
  • Planning for the journey began 25 years ago

Comet 67P

  • More than four billion years old

How are you planning your journey for the next 25 years?  Tell us what your Philae will be.

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