GIADA Set to analyse comet dust

Artist's illustration of Rosetta's GIADA instrument. Credits: ESA/AOES Medialab

Rosetta’s Grain Impact Analyser and Dust Accumulator is ready for monitoring dust at comet 67P/CG, say the instrument’s Principal Investigator Alessandra Rotundi and Deputy Principal Investigator Vincenzo Della Corte, who sent us a short email at the end of last week to confirm that GIADA successfully checked out of commissioning.

Monday, May 5, 2014