First off, a bit of good news: ESA’s Trace Gas Orbiter (the first major element of the ExoMars program) has successfully entered orbit around the planet Mars! 306 more words
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Today at about 11:40 am (BST) the Rosetta spacecraft collided with the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a mission time of nearly 13 years.
What was the Rosetta Mission? 556 more words
The Philae lander, lost shortly after touchdown on the Comet 67P Churyumov/Gerasimenko, has been found. ESA mission controllers had been able to broadly narrow down its location, but until now have been unable to find the lander itself because Rosetta has been too far away to take pictures of sufficient resolution. 144 more words