Andrew Kenny
1 minute read
18 Nov 2014
8:00 am

The wonder of landing on a comet

Andrew Kenny

When does a 100kg man weigh 10 grams – the same as a R5 coin?

Andrew Kenny.

When he is standing on Comet 67P (perhaps trying to push a little robot called Philae into the sunlight).

The European Space Agency’s success last week in landing Philae on a comet 500 million kilometres away is an astonishing achievement. It fills me with wonder.

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