Early results from Europe’s ongoing Rosetta comet mission show the icy body, believed to be a remnant from the formation of the solar system, is far more complex and diverse than scientists expected.
NASA astronaut Terry Virts managed to photograph Comet Lovejoy from orbit.
Comet Lovejoy can be easily spotted using binoculars or small telescope, but this is what it looks like up close!
Well ... what did you expect? It wasn't going to be GREEN now, was it.
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
In a lucky twist to the comet lander's bumpy touchdown, it seems Philae may have also done some space acrobatics before settling the right way up.
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.
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 →
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