Rosetta

September 30, 2016
Rosetta probe's love affair with a comet ended predictably
September 30, 2016

Rosetta probe's love affair with a comet ended predictably

It crashed into the space rock and stopped reporting back to base.

By T. J.,   September 30, 2016
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September 28, 2016
Watch the Rosetta probe fall into its death spiral this Friday
September 28, 2016

Watch the Rosetta probe fall into its death spiral this Friday

NASA will broadcast the end of its mission this weekend.

By D. Lumb,   September 28, 2016
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September 5, 2016
Rosetta probe belatedly finds the Philae comet lander
September 5, 2016

Rosetta probe belatedly finds the Philae comet lander

The ESA probably wishes it made this discovery months ago.

By J. Fingas,   September 5, 2016
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September 1, 2016
Rosetta 3D images comet dust before it bids farewell
September 1, 2016

Rosetta 3D images comet dust before it bids farewell

ESA has 30 days left to analyze as much dust as possible.

By M. Moon,   September 1, 2016
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July 27, 2016
Comet lander Philae says goodbye as communications are cut
July 27, 2016

Comet lander Philae says goodbye as communications are cut

Despite problems, it managed some impressive scientific work.

By S. Dent,   July 27, 2016
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June 30, 2016
Rosetta will crash into its comet and die on September 30th
June 30, 2016

Rosetta will crash into its comet and die on September 30th

It's all part of the plan.

By J. Conditt,   June 30, 2016
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May 28, 2016
Rosetta finds key building blocks of life in comet dust
May 28, 2016

Rosetta finds key building blocks of life in comet dust

Crucial organic compounds likely traveled through space from newly formed stars.

By A. Dalton,   May 28, 2016
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January 12, 2016
Philae comet lander has likely gone silent for good
January 12, 2016

Philae comet lander has likely gone silent for good

A last-gasp attempt at contacting the lander hasn't received a response.

By J. Fingas,   January 12, 2016
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December 18, 2015
ESA makes an easy-to-view archive of new Rosetta comet images
December 18, 2015

ESA makes an easy-to-view archive of new Rosetta comet images

These were all taken by the probe's OSIRIS camera.

By M. Moon,   December 18, 2015
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