Rosetta’s lander Philae is scheduled to make the first landing on a comet ever tomorrow! ESA TV is streaming the event live.

Coverage starts tonight from 9pm local, until 9pm on the 12th.

The landing is currently scheduled for 6pm local on the 12th. To watch the stream go to: http://new.livestream.com/esa/cometlanding

 

 Dr Nicola Loaring

SAAO Outreach Astronomer

@NicolaLoaring

The European Space Agency’s spacecraft Rosetta left Earth in March 2004. For the past four years it has been sending “home” images of asteroids in the asteroid belt.