The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has sent home several spectacular images that show a large pyramid-shaped boulder studding the surface of its target comet.
At a distance of only 10 miles from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's surface, the European Rosetta mission has captured yet another dazzling self portrait with the dark comet lurking in the background. Continue reading →
Orbiting comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at a distance of only 16 miles, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft imaged several discreet jets blasting from the lumpy comet. Continue reading →
An international team working on an unprecedented mission to orbit and land on a comet will attempt a touchdown on the smaller of the comet’s two lobes, a site tentatively named 'J', Rosetta scientists announced on Monday.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a more impressive selfie than this. Continue reading →
As comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko makes its inner solar system tour, ground-based observatories are beginning to get a detailed look. Continue reading →
As the European comet-chasing spacecraft gets closer to 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, some stunning imagery is being returned. Continue reading →
On Aug. 6, 2014, the European Rosetta spacecraft arrived in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, capturing some breathtaking views of the pristine cometary landscape.
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