Monday, February 27, 2017
Rosetta Spacecraft

Rosetta Spacecraft

On November 12, 2014, the Rosetta spacecraft soft-landed its Philae probe on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.

New picture of Rosetta’s comet is amazing

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is seen in this latest image like never before from the Rosetta spacecraft. Rosetta took the photo from 200 miles away as it was...

Goodbye Philae – Scientists bid lander farewell

European scientists have stopped sending commands to the Philae lander, which successfully landed on a comet in November 2014. The German Aerospace Center made it's last contact with...

Philae lander fails to respond

The Philae lander that touched down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in November 2014 has not responded to a last-ditch attempt to wake it and may...

Last-chance effort to contact Philae

Scientists with the European Space Agency (ESA) have initiated a last-chance effort to contact the Philae lander that dropped more than a year ago...

The view Rosetta had of it’s Target

The Rosetta spacecraft took this image on August 2, 2014 from a distance of about 500 km away from it’s target, the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta was...

Amazing new view of Comet 67P

This image from the Rosetta spacecraft of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken on July 7, 2015 from a distance of 154 km from the comet’s...