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Rendez-vous with a comet



14:00 - 15:00


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Gain insight into the world of comets as we explore the Philae mission with Professor Ian Wright.

Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 14 March 2015. Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

In November 2014, the Philae spacecraft landed on a comet, a first in space history. Join Professor Ian Wright, one of the principal investigators on the mission, as he talks about the key findings of the mission, what they meant and what scientists hope to still achieve. What did Philae discover?

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Rendez-vous with a comet The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK