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ESA Hangout: Preparing for Rosetta’s grand finale

15 Sep 2016, 13:43 UTC
ESA Hangout: Preparing for Rosetta’s grand finale
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ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft is set to complete its incredible mission in a controlled descent to the surface of Comet 67P/C-G on 30 September. Join mission experts on 19 September, 1200 GMT / 1400 CEST to discuss Rosetta’s final days and hours of operation, including expectations for the images and other scientific data that will be collected as the spacecraft gets closer and closer to the surface. We’ll also discuss the exciting discovery of Philae that was made earlier this month.
Watch it live here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9lIPUjFe40
Guests:
Andrea Accomazzo, Flight operations director
Sylvain Lodiot, Rosetta spacecraft operations manager
Claire Vallet or Richard Moissl (TBC), Rosetta science ground segment liaison scientist
Laurence O’Rourke, Rosetta downlink science operations manager (lander search coordinator)
Moderated by Emily Baldwin, Space Science Editor

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