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By PBS NewsHour
The Rosetta spacecraft ended its historic, 12-year cruise through the cosmos on Friday after two years of orbit around Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk…
By Nsikan Akpan
Philae, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) comet lander, has sent its final tweet.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
The European Space Agency might land the Rosetta spacecraft on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Where did Earth's water come from? For years, scientists believed comets could have delivered it to Earth. But the Rosetta spacecraft revealed today that is not the case.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
The European Space Agency released the first images of Philae's bumpy landing today. Orbiting spacecraft Rosetta captured the lander drifting across the surface of Comet 67P for half an hour until its first bounce landing.
By Margaret Myers
The European Space Agency captured the “song” of the comet that was soaring through space at 36,000 mph. ESA detected the sound using several instruments aboard the Rosetta spacecraft, which was speeding alongside the comet.
By Sarah Corapi
After months of orbiting its target, the Rosetta spacecraft is finally ready to fulfill its mission: landing a probe on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
By Jenny Marder
Earlier this month, after a 10-year, 4-billion-mile journey, the Rosetta spacecraft entered orbit around the rubber-duck-shaped Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Now it must land. This is no helicopter landing. Imagine grabbing a mosquito by the wings. Except the mosquito is in New…
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