Interactive Comet Animation
The interactive animation shows us how comets work. You can make your own "custom comet" by adjusting the orbit size and the eccentricity (how "oval-shaped" the orbit is) of the comet's orbit. Credit: JPL/NASA
Rosetta ready for payload check-out
The science and mission operations teams looking after Rosetta have been hard at work in the six weeks since wake up on 20 January 2014. The post-wake-up period ending 2 March has been mainly dedicated to the... Credit: ESA–J. Huart, 2013
Thank you for helping us to wake up Rosetta!
Because all of your entries impressed us so much, we put together a short video featuring clips from many of your videos, to say THANK YOU for helping us!
NASA Instruments on European Comet Spacecraft Begin Countdown
Three NASA science instruments are being prepared for check-out operations aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft to a comet.