Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Space

Goodbye Rosetta, the Comet Orbiter Sacrificing Itself for Science

Rosetta will smash into its comet today, bringing an end to its mission.
Victoria Turk
9.30.16
Space

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

In space, no one can hear you scream.
Victoria Turk
7.26.16
Space

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.
Victoria Turk
3.14.16
Space

Goodbye, Philae

Rosetta’s comet lander Philae is dead. Most probably.
Victoria Turk
1.25.16
Space

Last-Ditch Attempt to Contact Philae Comet Lander Fails

It's not looking good for the comet-landing spacecraft.
Victoria Turk
1.12.16
Space

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

And they think it comes from before the Solar System was formed.
Victoria Turk
10.28.15
Space

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

Things are heating up for everyone's favourite comet.
Victoria Turk
8.13.15
uk

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

It's a radical explanation for Comet 67P's features.
Victoria Turk
7.6.15
News

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.
Victoria Turk
6.23.15
Space

Still No Response From the Lost Comet Lander

Attempts to communicate with the hibernating Philae lander haven’t worked yet.
Victoria Turk
3.20.15
Space

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.
Rosetta Orbiter
2.13.15
Space

The Rosetta Orbiter Might End Its Mission by Crashing into Its Comet

A swan song of ice and fire.
Victoria Turk
2.6.15
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