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There’s a Crack Forming on Rosetta’s 67P. Is it Breaking Up?

Not all comets break up as they vent and age, but for Rosetta’s comet 67P, the Rubber Duckie comet, a…

6 years ago

Rosetta Gets a Peek at Comet 67P’s “Underside”

A particularly dramatic view of comet 67P/C-G due to the angle of solar illumination, this is a mosaic made from…

6 years ago

Rosetta’s Instruments Direct Scientists to Look Elsewhere for the Source of Earth’s Water

Where did all of our water come from? What might seem like a simple question has challenged and intrigued planetary…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Dec. 5, 2014: Orion’s Successful Launch!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter) Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) (more…)

6 years ago

Here’s a High-Res Look at Philae’s Landing Spot

The long-awaited deployment of the Philae lander, currently "piggybacked" aboard ESA's Rosetta spacecraft orbiting the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, will…

6 years ago

Landing on a Comet: The Trailer

In less than a month, on November 12, 2014, the 100-kg Philae lander will separate from ESA's Rosetta spacecraft and…

6 years ago

Rosetta Captures Breathtaking Comet Views Advancing Landing Site Selection

The Rosetta spacecraft is capturing ever more breathtaking views of its target comet that are significantly advancing landing site selection…

6 years ago

New Mosaic Reveals Jets Blasting from Rosetta’s Comet

Hidden among the four new images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko released by ESA this week are a pair of dusty jets…

6 years ago

Rosetta Now Up Close to Comet 67P – Snapping Mapping Mosaics for Momentous Philae Landing

Four-image photo mosaic comprising images taken by Rosetta's navigation camera on 31 August 2014 from a distance of 61 km…

6 years ago

Once Upon a Time There Was a Spacecraft Called Rosetta…

…and that time is now! ESA's Rosetta spacecraft is just over a mere two weeks away from its arrival at…

6 years ago