Highlights from Rosetta’s closest comet flyby yet
Rosetta's closest encounter
On 14 February 2015, Rosetta made its closest encounter with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasemenko at just 6 km from the surface.
Mission control at closest approach
Rosetta is preparing to make a close encounter with its comet tomorrow, on 14 February, passing just 6 km from the surface.
Rosetta leans in for a Kiss this Valentine’s Day!
Be our Valentine for Rosetta’s closest approach of comet 67/P this February 14th
Researchers say that comets have hard outer crusts, and soft interiors, somewhat like the composition of deep fried cream. Image credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM