A Google hangout with Rosetta mission experts to celebrate perihelion – the closest point to the Sun along the comet’s orbit – which occurred on the morning of on 13 August 2015.
Joining our host Emily Baldwin (ESA Space Science Editor) were:
Nico Altobelli – Acting Rosetta Project Scientist, ESAC
Michael Küppers – Rosetta Science Operations Coordinator, ESAC
Sylvain Lodiot – Rosetta Spacecraft Operations Manager, ESOC
Armelle Hubault – Rosetta spacecraft operations engineer, ESOC
Barbara Cozzoni – Philae Lander engineer, DLR
Holger Sierks – OSIRIS Principal Investigator, MPS
Joel Parker – Alice instrument Deputy-PI, SwRI
Colin Snodgrass – Professional ground-based observing campaign coordinator, Open University
Aurelie Moussi-Soffys – Science activities manager SONC (Philae)
Date: 13 August 2015
Time: 15:00-17:00 CEST (13:00-15:00 GMT)
Background info on perihelion: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Rosetta/Rosetta_preparing_for_perihelion
#Perihelion2015 #Rosetta #hangoutsonair
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