Reply to post: Re: Rosetta is cool?

Kamikaze Rosetta probe to ram comet it's chased for billions of miles

John Robson Silver badge

Re: Rosetta is cool?

@ Why isn't Roesetta being cooked right now and how will it stay cool enough during the closest approach to the Sun?

Because it's spending much of it's time in the shade, and "it's cold outside, there's no kind of atmosphere"

How long it will survive is an unknown...

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020