As the European comet-chasing spacecraft gets closer to 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, some stunning imagery is being returned. Continue reading →
An unmanned European cargo vessel has linked up with the International Space Station for the last time.
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.
It marks the first time a spacecraft has been sent into orbit around a comet.
With the arrival of the Rosetta spacecraft to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, here's a look back at 7 close encounters of 6 comets by 5 spacecraft.
After a 10-year, 4-billion-mile journey through deep space, a European probe will finally arrive at its comet destination this week.
Cosmologists have carried out new analysis techniques on Planck's cosmic microwave background radiation data and found that some of the more mysterious features may be observational error. Continue reading →
In this detailed view of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a lumpy terrain is slowly being resolved showing some surprises along the way. Continue reading →
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