Cute European Space Agency Animation Shows Philae Impatiently Asking Rosetta “Are We There Yet?”

How about now? Now? Are we there now? How about now?
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The ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft is on a decade-long mission to bring the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. They’re getting close, but it’s a long trip. From this animation it looks like Philae is getting a little impatient to reach the comet and start doing some science.

(via ESA)

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