News Archive

  • 06.19.2015
    Data from NASA's MIRO instrument on board ESA's Rosetta spacecraft have been used to generate maps of the distribution of water in the coma of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 06.19.2015
    ESA and its Rosetta mission partners have confirmed that another communication link has been made between Rosetta and Philae today.
  • 06.19.2015
    In a paper accepted for publication in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, the MIRO team present their first map of water vapour in the coma of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 06.19.2015
    While the Rosetta and Philae teams are busy planning the next activities for the spacecraft and lander, CometWatch continues with a new view of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko captured on 7 June 2015, several days before Philae's wake-up call was received.
  • 06.19.2015
    Astronomy & Astrophysics manuscript no. aa26094-15c, ESO 2015 - June 18, 2015
  • 06.19.2015
    Ever since its approach to and arrival at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, Rosetta has been investigating the nucleus and its environment with a variety of instruments and techniques. One key area is the study of dust grains and other objects in the vicinity of the comet.
  • 06.19.2015
    Today's CometWatch entry is a single frame NAVCAM image taken on 14 June, when Rosetta was 203 km from the centre of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
  • 06.18.2015
    Replay of media briefing at the Paris Air Show with members of the Rosetta team.
  • 06.16.2015
    You should be proud. The Philae lander has woken from its slumber perched on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The Rosetta spacecraft and comet are only 59 days from perihelion (closest approach to the sun). And Earth-based observers all over the world are contributing to our understanding of comet 67P – observers just like you. We are all making history together.
  • 06.16.2015
    Commands to adjust the trajectory were successfully uploaded Monday evening; further commands will be uplinked on Thursday evening.

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