A set of instruments on the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft has picked up a mysterious “song” from Comet On Wednesday, Nov. Rosetta will attempt the first-ever soft landing on a comet when it dispatches its Philae lander …
These high cliffs occur on the surface of a comet. They were discovered to be part of the dark nucleus of Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko (CG) by Rosetta, a robotic spacecraft launched by ESA which began orbiting the comet in early August.
An artist's impression handout image by the European Space Agency shows the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet Credit: Reuters/European Space Agency-C. Carreau/ATG medialab/Handout via Reuters
The European Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander aims to be the first probe ever to safely land on a comet. Here's how to land on a spinning ice mountain in space. Credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist
A Stunning Look at the Cliffs of Comet by NANCY ATKINSON on DECEMBER 2014 The Cliffs of Churyumov-Gerasimenko: an enhanced and procosessed crop of an image from Rosetta's navcam. Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM, processing by Stuart Atkinson.
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The Rosetta spacecraft and its comet just hit a major milestone