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All the (Egyptian) names of Rosetta

Not happy with having discovered many of the secrets of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko thanks to the Rosetta mission and its Philae probe, ESA-Rosetta team scientists have also… 305 more words


Making Mars livable

Continuing on a space theme someone well know for other planet ideas makes a suggestion. In response to a link about  Latest Research Reveals a Bizarre and Vibrant Rosetta’s Comet… 338 more words


Rosetta Report

Science Magazine released a series of scientific articles from the latest observations of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

The gravitational fields has been analyzed as well as the geomorphological map of the comet has been presented. 177 more words


Where Did this Water Come From?

Background: Last fall, the world watched anxiously as we landed Philae (a robotic probe launched from the Rosetta spacecraft) on the surface of a comet; this being the first time any man-made object has intentionally landed intact on a comet’s surface. 839 more words

Science Magazine

Rosetta Spacecraft Finds Sunrises

By Michael D. Lemonick

Drama abounded when Europe’s Philae probe landed on a comet last November—especially when the lander bounced a half mile into the air before its final touchdown, then quickly lost power… 945 more words


Rosetta Comet 'pouring' more water into space

There has been a significant increase in the amount of water “pouring” out of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the comet on which the Rosetta mission’s Philae lander touched down in November 2014. 916 more words


Rosetta space probe hints at 'key to life' on comet's core

BERLIN (AP) – Scientists have found further evidence that comets harbor the building blocks of life, and have collected the first close-up data that will help them understand how these celestial bodies evolve as they hurtle toward the sun. 265 more words