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.
Rosetta to deploy lander on 12 November26 September 2014
Rosetta to deploy lander on 12 November26 September 2014 The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission will deploy its lander, Philae, to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November.
‘J’ marks the spot for Rosetta’s lander15 September 2014
‘J’ marks the spot for Rosetta’s lander15 September 2014 Rosetta’s lander Philae will target Site J, an intriguing region on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko that offers unique scientific potential, with hints of activity nearby, and minimum risk to the lander compared to the other candidate sites.
2/5 With landing site #NameJ contest now closed, the judges are very busy looking through your thousands of suggestions – thank you! 23 Oct 2014 10:04:59