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Tag: Comet 67P
Astro-Update 2: Rosetta's Comet
Oct 18, 2016
Comets are travellers in time as well as space. Coming to us from the very beginning of our Solar System, their dark bodies brighten as they approach the Sun, offering us an unparalleled window into our ancient chemical origins.
Sep 6, 2016
Less than a month before the end of the mission, Rosetta’s high-resolution camera has revealed the Philae lander wedged into a dark crack on Comet 67P/CG.
Rosetta's Comet Contains Ingredients for Life
Jun 1, 2016
Ingredients regarded as crucial for the origin of life on Earth have been discovered at the comet that ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has been probing for almost two years.
Researchers identify clathrate ices in comet 67P
Apr 9, 2016
Studying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system.
Inside Rosetta's Comet
Feb 7, 2016
There are no large caverns inside Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. ESA’s Rosetta mission has made measurements that clearly demonstrate this, solving a long-standing mystery.
Rosetta Reveals Comet's Water-Ice Cycle
Sep 23, 2015
ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has provided evidence for a daily water-ice cycle on and near the surface of comets.
Science on the Surface of a Comet
Aug 2, 2015
Early results from Philae’s first suite of scientific observations of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko were published this week in a special edition of the journal Science.
Rosetta Mission Extended
Jun 24, 2015
The adventure continues: ESA today confirmed that its Rosetta mission will be extended until the end of September 2016.
Philae Wake-Up Triggers Intense Planning
Jun 16, 2015
The receipt of signals from Rosetta’s Philae lander on 13 June after 211 days of hibernation marked the start of intense activity.
Rosetta's Lander Philae Wakes Up From Hibernation
Jun 14, 2015
Rosetta's lander Philae has woken up after seven months in hibernation on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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