Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

9.30.16

Goodbye Rosetta, the Comet Orbiter Sacrificing Itself for Science

Rosetta will smash into its comet today, bringing an end to its mission.

7.26.16

​We’ll Never Hear From the Philae Comet Lander Again, Sob

In space, no one can hear you scream.

3.14.16

Happy Anniversary Giotto, the Probe That Flew By Halley’s Comet 30 Years Ago

Giotto's legacy paved the way for ESA's current Rosetta mission.

1.25.16

Goodbye, Philae

Rosetta’s comet lander Philae is dead. Most probably.

1.12.16

Last-Ditch Attempt to Contact Philae Comet Lander Fails

It's not looking good for the comet-landing spacecraft.

10.28.15

‘We Were So Surprised’: Researchers Detect Oxygen on Rosetta’s Comet

And they think it comes from before the Solar System was formed.

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8.13.15

Happy Perihelion! Rosetta’s Comet Gets Closest to the Sun

Things are heating up for everyone's favourite comet.

7.6.15

These Scientists Say There Could Be Life on Rosetta’s Comet

It's a radical explanation for Comet 67P's features.

6.23.15

Rosetta Gets the Go-Ahead to Chase Its Comet for 9 Months Longer

The European Space Agency will now fund the Rosetta mission through to September 2016.

3.20.15

Still No Response From the Lost Comet Lander

Attempts to communicate with the hibernating Philae lander haven’t worked yet.

2.13.15

Rosetta Orbiter to Comet 67P: Be My Valentine?

The Rosetta spacecraft will get the closest it’s been to its comet on Valentine’s Day. Aww.

2.6.15
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