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The Story of Rosetta, Philae and a Comet.

Something truly historical happened today and it has nothing to due with the elections, Ebola or a Kardashian. Can we all just appreciate that for moment?… 515 more words

Rosetta Mission Close Encounter

Less than 24 hours before descend to comet 67P…

Will Philae make it to the surface?

Finally, 10 years after launch, the Rosetta spacecraft is at destination and ready to release its lander Philae. 317 more words


Sunday Suggestion - Alice Gold - How Long Can These Streets Be Empty

Alice Gold is the stage name of Alice McLaughlin from London. She’s very much known for being a purveyor of catchy and rhythmic pop and guitar pop that’s often tied together by her at times soulful and powerful vocal that she often delivers without any qualms. 116 more words


Mars Orbiter Beams Back Images of Comet's Surprisingly Tiny Nucleus

astroengine writes The High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on board NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has become the first instrument orbiting Mars to beam back images of comet Siding Spring’s nucleus and coma. 107 more words