News Archive

  • 05.23.2016
    This week’s CometWatch entry from Rosetta’s NAVCAM was taken on 15 May 2016 when the spacecraft was 9.88 km from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 05.17.2016
    Although it is perhaps less well known outside the project, Rosetta Science Operations is absolutely critical to the success of the mission. Its task is to run the scientific payload of the spacecraft, and to manage the flow of information from the science teams to science planning to command sequences to spacecraft and back.
  • 05.12.2016
    Did you know that many artists worldwide have been inspired by Rosetta's and Philae's mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko? Browse this great collection of paintings, silk-prints, sculptures, etchings, drawings, photographs, poems, musical suites, symphonies, songs, live-concerts, performances, installations, comics, cartoons, and more...
  • 05.10.2016
    One of the main areas of cometary exploration is the study of how the solar wind, or the constant stream of energetic charged particles flowing from the Sun, interacts with the coma of a comet.
  • 05.10.2016
    This week's CometWatch is an image taken with Rosetta's NAVCAM on 1 May 2016, when the spacecraft was 18.8 km from the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 05.04.2016
    The Rosetta Downlink and Archive group are pleased to announce the release of over 4000 OSIRIS images to the Archive Image Browser and the Planetary Science Archive.
  • 05.02.2016
    This week's CometWatch was taken by Rosetta's NAVCAM on 24 April 2016, 28 km from the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 04.22.2016
    This week's CometWatch features an image obtained with Rosetta's NAVCAM on 19 April 2016, 29.4 km from the nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 04.19.2016
    After a far excursion to explore the tail of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Rosetta is now back to closer distances from the comet nucleus.
  • 04.08.2016
    This week Rosetta has been moving back towards Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko again following its far excursion in the anti-sunward direction to study the wider coma, tail and plasma environment.