Rosetta releases final images before comet landing
Check out the final moments of the comet chaser – in pictures
Today and shortly after Rosetta’s manoeuvre – which allowed the spacecraft to prepare for collision with 67P’s surface – last night, the spacecraft’s NAVCAM and OSIRIS narrow-angle cameras captured a selection images of the comet’s jagged terrain. The first five lightly-enhanced shots were used by flight dynamics teams to confirm the spacecraft was on track to impact its target in the Ma’at region.
Images are presented in order of decreasing altitude.
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