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Dec 12, 2014 05:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Well ... what did you expect? It wasn't going to be GREEN now, was it.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
Nov 24, 2014 06:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
European Space Agency scientists have released what it sounded like when Philae made its first touchdown on the dusty surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Nov 19, 2014 09:56 AM ET // AFP
The Philae comet-lander has found traces of organic molecules on the surface of the comet 67P.
Nov 14, 2014 04:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Two days after its historic touchdown on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the Rosetta mission's Philae lander is rushing to complete its core science goals before its batteries run flat. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 09:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The deep sleep was inevitable, Rosetta's lander has slipped into hibernation after running its batteries dry. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 05:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the Philae lander was moments from making its (first) historic touchdown, the Rosetta spacecraft was overhead with its navigation camera (NAVCAM) trained on the exact spot where Philae was predicted to land. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 03:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After Wednesday's dramatic landing, the Rosetta mission's small robotic lander Philae has started to explore its surroundings -- but there's a problem looming for the plucky little robot. Continue reading →
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