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.
Name Rosetta mission’s landing site16 October 2014
Name Rosetta mission’s landing site16 October 2014 ESA and its Rosetta mission partners are inviting you to suggest a name for the site where lander Philae will touch down on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November.
Call for Media: Opportunities to follow Rosetta mission’s historic comet landing 16 October 2014 Members of the media are invited to attend events being held by ESA and the German and French space agencies on the occasion of the first ever attempt at landing on a comet.
ESA confirms the primary landing site for Rosetta15 October 2014
ESA confirms the primary landing site for Rosetta15 October 2014 ESA has given the green light for its Rosetta mission to deliver its lander, Philae, to the primary site on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November, in the first-ever attempt at a soft touchdown on a comet.
Lutetia’s dark side hosts hidden crater08 October 2014
Lutetia’s dark side hosts hidden crater08 October 2014 Grooves found on Lutetia, an asteroid encountered by ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, point to the existence of a large impact crater on the unseen side of the rocky world.
Titan’s swirling polar cloud is cold and toxic01 October 2014
Titan’s swirling polar cloud is cold and toxic01 October 2014 The international Cassini mission has revealed that a giant, toxic cloud is hovering over the south pole of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, after the atmosphere has cooled in a dramatic fashion.