Comet 67P

Rosetta Saw Collapsing Cliffs and Other Changes on 67P During its Mission

It seems that comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko is not the stoic, unchanging Solar System traveller that it might seem to be. Scientists…

11 months ago

Weekly Space Hangout – October 21, 2016: Dr. Voula Saridakis of @histastro & Morgan is a Tilted Sun

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week's special guest is Dr. Voula Saridakis, a professor at Lake Forest College…

4 years ago

Journey’s End: Comet Crash for Rosetta Mission Finale

With a soft “awwww” from the mission team in the control center in Darmstadt, Germany, the signal from the Rosetta…

4 years ago

Carnival of Space #468-469

Welcome, come in to the 468th and 469th Carnival of Space - we combined these two since it's summer break…

4 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:…

5 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…

5 years ago

Rosetta Discovery of Surprise Molecular Breakup Mechanism in Comet Coma Alters Perceptions

A NASA science instrument flying aboard the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft has made a very surprising discovery -…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 29, 2015: Dr. Bradley M. Peterson

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week we welcome Dr. Bradley M. Peterson, whose research is directed towards determination…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 17, 2015: Amy Shira Teitel and “Breaking the Chains of Gravity”

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Amy Shira Teitel (@astVintageSpace) discussing space history and her new book Breaking the Chains…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 14, 2014: Holy Rosetta! We Landed on a Comet!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein) Alessondra Springmann (@sondy) Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) (more…)

6 years ago