Laser link offers high-speed delivery28 November 2014
Laser link offers high-speed delivery28 November 2014 Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36 000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
Rosetta continues into its full science phase19 November 2014
Rosetta continues into its full science phase19 November 2014 With the Philae lander’s mission complete, Rosetta will now continue its own extraordinary exploration, orbiting Comet 67P/Churymov–Gerasimenko during the coming year as the enigmatic body arcs ever closer to our Sun.
Touchdown! Rosetta’s Philae probe lands on comet 12 November 2014
Touchdown! Rosetta’s Philae probe lands on comet 12 November 2014 ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.
Rosetta and Philae separation confirmed12 November 2014
Rosetta and Philae separation confirmed12 November 2014 The Philae lander has separated from the Rosetta orbiter, and is now on its way to becoming the first spacecraft to touch down on a comet.
Rosetta and Philae landing timeline07 November 2014
Rosetta and Philae landing timeline07 November 2014 ESA's Rosetta blog now has a timeline of the most crucial activities related to descent and landing on 11 and 12 November.
Rosetta: the ambition to turn science fiction into science fact24 October 2014 Imagine: with a wasteland as their canvas, a Master and his young Apprentice set about turning rubble into planets and moons, asteroids and comets. They levitate the worlds above their heads, spinning them in orbit around their symbolic Sun.