Rosetta's big day in the Sun13 August 2015
Rosetta's big day in the Sun13 August 2015 ESA’s Rosetta today witnessed Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko making its closest approach to the Sun. The exact moment of perihelion occurred at 02:03 GMT this morning when the comet came within 186 million km of the Sun.
Comet’s firework display ahead of perihelion11 August 2015
Comet’s firework display ahead of perihelion11 August 2015 In the approach to perihelion over the past few weeks, Rosetta has been witnessing growing activity from Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, with one dramatic outburst event proving so powerful that it even pushed away the incoming solar wind.
Celebrating a year at the comet06 August 2015
Celebrating a year at the comet06 August 2015 ESA’s Rosetta mission today celebrates one year at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, with its closest approach to the Sun now just one week away.
Science on the surface of a comet30 July 2015
Science on the surface of a comet30 July 2015 Complex molecules that could be key building blocks of life, the daily rise and fall of temperature, and an assessment of the surface properties and internal structure of the comet are just some of the highlights of the first scientific analysis of th...
Claudia Alexander (1959–2015)14 July 2015
Claudia Alexander (1959–2015)14 July 2015 It is with great sadness that we share the news of Dr Claudia Alexander’s passing on 11 July 2015.
Rosetta: preparing for perihelion13 July 2015
Rosetta: preparing for perihelion13 July 2015 Rosetta’s investigations of its comet are continuing as the mission teams count down the last month to perihelion – the closest point to the Sun along the comet’s orbit – when the comet’s activity is expected to be at its highest.
5/5 For those of you near Cardiff (UK), I hear there are still a few tickets for tonight's public talk about my mission t.co/stsKqx5uUy 24 Aug 2015 11:38:04