Rosetta

See Historic Comet BA14 Up Close In These New Radar Images

During its recent flyby of Earth, astronomers used the Goldstone radar antenna to create a remarkable series of images of…

6 years ago

Rosetta’s Philae Lander in Permanent Sleep

ESA's Philae lander, the first spacecraft to successfully soft-land on the surface of a comet and former piggyback partner to Rosetta,…

6 years ago

How to Find Rosetta’s Comet In Your Telescope

How would you like to see one of the most famous comets with your own eyes? Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko plies the…

7 years ago

Spectacular Celestial Fireworks Commemorate Perihelion Passage of Rosetta’s Comet

Sequence of OSIRIS narrow-angle camera images from 12 August 2015, just a few hours before the comet reached perihelion. Credits:…

7 years ago

Dramatic Outburst at Rosetta’s Comet Just Days Before Perihelion

A comet on a comet? That's what it looks like, but you're witnessing the most dramatic outburst ever recorded at 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by the…

7 years ago

T-Minus 12 Days to Perihelion, Rosetta’s Comet Up Close and in 3D

With just 12 days before Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reaches perihelion, we get a look at recent images and results released by the…

7 years ago

Rosetta’s Comet Sparkles with Ice, Blows Dust From Sinkholes

Comet 67P/C-G may be tiny at just 2.5 miles (4 km) across, but its diverse landscapes and the processes that shape…

7 years ago

Rosetta Orbiter Approved for Extended Mission and Bold Comet Landing

Rosetta will attempt comet landing This single frame Rosetta navigation camera image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken on 15 June…

7 years ago

Philae Wakes Up, Makes Contact!

Fantastic news! Philae's alive and kicking. The lander "spoke" with its team on ground via Rosetta for 85 seconds — its first…

7 years ago

Have We Found Rosetta’s Lost Philae Lander?

It's only a bright dot in a landscape of crenulated rocks, but the Rosetta team thinks it might be Philae, the…

7 years ago