The European Space Agency along with Platige Image has produced a short film titled Ambition to mark the significance of the upcoming Rosetta mission comet landing. The film stars Aisling Franciosi and Aiden Gillen (Petyr Baelish from HBO’s Game of Thrones) and is a stunning blend of science fiction and science reality. In only a few short minutes Ambition helps us dream of what the future might hold as today humanity is on the cusp of a landmark achievement.
View the film below:
Rosetta launched over 10 years ago on March 2nd, 2004 and is currently orbiting comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta is scheduled to deploy the Philae lander which will make direct contact with the comet on November 12th, 2014. You can find more info at http://sci.esa.int/rosetta/