July 21 - 27 2014 Stargazer: What It Takes... To Land On A Comet

Jul 21, 2014

Credit Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch

A Chinese experimental spacecraft is among the objects we can look for passing overhead, plus we learn about another spacecraft, and a tricky mission to land on a comet as All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips at the Imiloa Astronomy Center for this week’s Stargazer report.

A view of comet 67P/C-G as seen on 14 July 2014. Click on the photo to see the rotation view.
Credit ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA