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unless it does 'a Beagle' :/
here's a crazily detailed timeline: http://blogs.esa.int/rosetta/2014/11/07/rosetta-and-philae-landing-timeline/
some sort of t-shirt gate too.
other physics things today too: http://www.iop.org/news/14/nov/page_64430.html
all very exciting.
Think I had one of them go on my Espace. Probably superficial.
has lots of tattoos.
the 'rosetta selfie' really is astonishing, if you think that it was taken 300 million miles away. for anyone that missed it..
Like actually awesome.
all very exciting
being asked to.. is in the realms of your field of work? excellent
Although I think everyone is just watching the stream on their own computer instead.
when really he should be fixing the last reply button!
amazing 3D animation of the trajectory.
go on... get the bastard! YESSSSS
It did a lot of flying about before the coment even came into view. Lovely, patient Rosetta
I really enjoy the 'conversations' these probes and craft have with each other on twitter: https://twitter.com/MarsCuriosity/status/530062481461239808
but it'll take another 20 minutes or so for the signal to reach us
im off home.
looks like a webcam set up in my office...boring looking people just stood around doing nothing
it actually looks like a cross between tron and blowing up the death star in star wars
Lots of cheering on the screen.
with 24 hours rolling news/the internet.
first thing Neil would've done is take a cocking selfie.
(at the very beginning)
they've got a stonehenge style "copy" of the comet...to scale...
'Apparently the anchors didn’t deploy, so there’s a concern about the stability of the lander.'
comet me bro
Small finger buffet
and landed somewhere where it can't recharge, nor has it harpooned or screwed into the comet properly
Can't wait for the panorama.
This changes everything.
You only really *sort of* get a sense of scale when you see the close ups eh? slopes and valleys etc
Those pictures look like something out of Eraserhead. But real.