Rosetta captures comet outburst26 August 2016
Rosetta captures comet outburst26 August 2016 In unprecedented observations made earlier this year, Rosetta unexpectedly captured a dramatic comet outburst that may have been triggered by a landslide.
Spotlight on Schiaparelli’s landing site11 August 2016
Spotlight on Schiaparelli’s landing site11 August 2016 Schiaparelli, the Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module of the joint ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars 2016 mission, will target the Meridiani Planum region for its October landing, as seen in this mosaic created from Mars Express images.
Comet on 6 August 2016 – NavCam09 August 2016
Comet on 6 August 2016 – NavCam09 August 2016 Two incredible years have passed since ESA’s comet-chaser Rosetta arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 6 August 2014.
How comets are born03 August 2016
How comets are born03 August 2016 Detailed analysis of data collected by Rosetta show that comets are the ancient leftovers of early Solar System formation, and not younger fragments resulting from subsequent collisions between other, larger bodies.
White Dwarf Lashes Red Dwarf With Mystery Ray [HEIC1616]01 August 2016
White Dwarf Lashes Red Dwarf With Mystery Ray [HEIC1616]01 August 2016 Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, along with other telescopes on the ground and in space, have discovered a new type of exotic binary star: in the system AR Scorpii a rapidly spinning white dwarf star is powering electrons up to a...
What Lies Beneath: Venus' Surface Revealed Through The Clouds19 July 2016 Using observations from ESA's Venus Express satellite, scientists have shown for the first time how weather patterns seen in Venus' thick cloud layers are directly linked to the topography of the surface below. Rather than acting as a barrier to our o...