Rosetta finale set for 30 September 30 June 2016
Rosetta finale set for 30 September 30 June 2016 Rosetta is set to complete its mission in a controlled descent to the surface of its comet on 30 September.
Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life27 May 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.
The colour-changing comet07 April 2016
The colour-changing comet07 April 2016 Rosetta’s comet has been seen changing colour and brightness in front of the ESA orbiter’s eyes, as the Sun’s heat strips away the older surface to reveal fresher material.
Rosetta finds magnetic field-free bubble at comet11 March 2016
Rosetta finds magnetic field-free bubble at comet11 March 2016 ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has revealed a surprisingly large region around its host comet devoid of any magnetic field.
Rosetta’s lander faces eternal hibernation12 February 2016
Rosetta’s lander faces eternal hibernation12 February 2016 Silent since its last call to mothership Rosetta seven months ago, the Philae lander is facing conditions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko from which it is unlikely to recover.
Inside Rosetta’s comet04 February 2016
Inside Rosetta’s comet04 February 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.