31 July 2015
Vol 349, Issue 6247

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COVER Artistic rendering of the Philae lander on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. On 12 November 2014, after descending from the Rosetta orbiter (background), Philae bounced upon touchdown, eventually coming to rest at the site known as Abydos. A set of eight papers describes the initial scientific results from Philae's approach and first days on the comet. See pages 459 and 493 and
Image: © A. Torres (CNES)/J.-P. Bibring (IAS)/Lander CAD: Philae-DLR/Ill. D. Ducros