Your Chance To Name A Comet Landing Site

Name Philae's landing site and be in with a chance of attending the historic landing event at ESA's mission control centre on 12 November!

Call for Media: Opportunities to follow Rosetta mission’s historic comet landing

Members of the media are invited to attend events being held by ESA and the German and French space agencies on the occasion of the first ever attempt at landing on a comet.

ESA Confirms Primary Landing Site for Rosetta

ESA has given the green light for its Rosetta mission to deliver its lander, Philae, to the primary site on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November, in the first-ever attempt at a soft touchdown on a comet.

Rosetta Selflessly Beams Back Comet Selfie

A composite image from a camera on the Rosetta mission’s Philae comet lander shows a solar array, with comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in the background.

Rosetta: Spying on a Mysterious Comet

Replay of NASA JPL Von Karman lecture on Rosetta and comets, with U.S experts Art Chmielewski and Claudia Alexander.

Rosetta Infographic