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The Best of ESA’s Space In Images – 2014

Each Friday for the past 10 years the European Space Agency (ESA) has been releasing a new satellite image of the Earth, titled… 710 more words

Alex Autin

I Want to Write a Scene that Takes Place Here

This image comes from the Rosetta Spacecraft and is a shot of a portion of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Look at those cliffs, standing tall in a vacuum on a body no bigger than Manhattan, and imagine standing at the base. 253 more words

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Stunning NASA image reveals surface of Saturn's Titan moon

New images from NASA have captured the beautiful golden reflection of the sun on the polar sea of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. It is the latest image from a collaborative four year mission studying the Saturnine system. 421 more words

Technology

Photos: Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

Last month, the European Space Agency craft called Rosetta put a lander called Philae on the surface of this comet. This was a historic moment for mankind. 38 more words

Science

Rosetta Mission Is A Success

The Philae has finally, after a decade-long journey, successfully landed on a comet on Wednesday, November 12.

Philae, as the spacecraft is called, travelled 317 million miles from Earth and spend ten years in space before landing on Comet 67P (also known as Churyumov-Gerasimenko) just after 11.00 am EST on Wednesday, November 12. 484 more words

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