We Have an Important Update About What We Think Rosetta’s Target Comet Looks Like
At least the Philae lander will be safe from Munchers!
— ESA Rosetta Mission (@ESA_Rosetta) July 31, 2014
The ESA spacecraft Rosetta is moving ever closer towards her target comet 67P, and our pareidolia is running full force to try to decide what it looks like. We’ve already see a rubber ducky, a marshmallow Peep, a weird butt, and now…
Kuribo’s Shoe from Super Mario Bros. 3
Basically when Rosetta reaches the comet we expect the Philae lander to hop out and bounce around outer space like:
Special thanks to Dan Van Winkle for the photoshop job for these pics.
(via ESA Rosetta, images via ESA and Super Mario Bros. 3)
- We also think it look like a marshmallow Peep
- And because we’re 12 we also thought it looked like a butt
- This animation has Philae asking Rosetta “Are we there yet?”