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Apr 20, 2015 08:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On March 12, Rosetta was imaging Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a distance of 75 kilometers (46 miles) and by pure chance it spotted an eruption of dusty material from the shaded nucleus. Continue reading →
Apr 3, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the European Rosetta spacecraft continues to explore Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it gradually gets closer to the sun, it's having to deal with some very inclement orbital weather.
Apr 1, 2015 09:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What better way to understand how to deflect an incoming asteroid than to smash into one to see what happens?
Mar 19, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The comet being studied by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft may be made entirely of pebbles, challenging currently held theories of how bodies form in the far reaches of the solar system.
Mar 13, 2015 01:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A peculiar alien visitor has been found on the International Space Station -- but does it come in peace?
Mar 3, 2015 01:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
During the Rosetta's close flyby of comet Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Feb. 14, the European spacecraft snapped images of the comet's 'belly' revealing a shadow of itself surrounded by a halo.
Feb 21, 2015 04:56 PM ET // Jason Major
If observations made by ESA's Mars Express are indicative of similar processes seen on Earth, these ancient Martian hills may also hide hidden deposits of ice.
Feb 17, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
In the end, Europe's fifth and final space station freighter went out in more of a fiery blaze than with the big bang of its namesake.
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