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ROSETTA NEWS

'Hello Earth': Comet probe Philae wakes up after 7 months

June 15, 2015 9:48 am

Europe launched a new bid in May to communicate with Philae via its mothership Rosetta, which is in orbit around Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

More audacious than Rosetta

November 18, 2014 8:23 am

Philae’s landing on 67P is a remarkable feat, but its real success will be when it inspires more ambitious missions.

Philae streams back data before falling silent

November 15, 2014 5:40 pm

Philae streamed data from its experiments back to its mother ship Rosetta before its battery ran down.

Comet chaser reaches target after 10-year chase

August 06, 2014 7:29 pm

The lander will glide down to the comet before shooting a harpoon into its porous surface to avoid drifting off again.

ROSETTA PHOTOS

Cosmic first: European spacecraft Philae Lander lands on comet

November 13, 2014 12:30 pm

Landing with a bounce after traveling 4 billion miles, European spacecraft Philae Lander made history by successfully reaching the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet a cosmic first designed to answer big questions about the universe.

ROSETTA VIDEOS

Rosetta mission finds oxygen on comet 67P

October 29, 2015 11:36 am

The rubber duck-shaped comet named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is yielding more and more surprises.

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