BREAKING NEWS

Rosetta

News

Euronews asks the experts what they think of Rosetta

A bittersweet day for the ESA as they celebrate the success of their comet mission after working together on the project for more than 30 years.

A bittersweet day for the ESA as they celebrate the success of their comet mission after working together on the project for more than 30 years.

News

Rosetta crash-lands on her comet

Scientists at the ESA control centre in Germany clapped and hugged after screens showed the loss of signal after the final, historic touchdown.

Scientists at the ESA control centre in Germany clapped and hugged after screens showed the loss of signal after the final, historic touchdown.

Science_technology

Rosetta heads for glorious crash-landing

In just a few days’ time ESA’s Rosetta mission is going to come to a close in a most extraordinary fashion, because the spacecraft is going to slowly, and deliberately crash-land into the comet that i

In just a few days’ time ESA’s Rosetta mission is going to come to a close in a most extraordinary fashion, because the spacecraft is going to slowly, and deliberately crash-land into the comet that i

News

Philae - Lost....and Found!

The lost lander has been spotted on the "Space Duck" comet it landed on 664 days ago.

The lost lander has been spotted on the "Space Duck" comet it landed on 664 days ago.

News

Over the moon: delight as space probe Philae is found

European space scientists are celebrating tonight after finding a comet lander they’d almost given up hope of ever seeing again.

European space scientists are celebrating tonight after finding a comet lander they’d almost given up hope of ever seeing again.

Science_technology

Spacecraft Rosetta prepares to crash-land on comet 67P

The extraordinary mission of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft around comet 67P is nearly over: on 30 September the craft will crash land on its surface and end a 12 year voyage through…

The extraordinary mission of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft around comet 67P is nearly over: on 30 September the craft will crash land on its surface and end a 12 year voyage through…

News

Philae probe probably 'covered in dust and too cold to operate'

European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation

European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation

News

Rosetta mission finds oxygen on comet 67P

The Rosetta mission has detected oxygen on comet 67P, a discovery that could change our understanding of how the solar system formed.

The Rosetta mission has detected oxygen on comet 67P, a discovery that could change our understanding of how the solar system formed.

News

Rosetta: duck comet is double bill

The rubber duck-shaped comet being tracked by Europe’s Rosetta probe is in fact a double bill. Scientists say data from the probe shows the comet

The rubber duck-shaped comet being tracked by Europe’s Rosetta probe is in fact a double bill. Scientists say data from the probe shows the comet

Science_technology

Rosetta mission: Crunch time for Philae

The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe. In this edition of Space, we

The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe. In this edition of Space, we

News

[Live] Follow comet 67P's perihelion on social media

At around 4AM EST ( 2AM GMT), the comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko will be the closest to the Sun since the European Space Agency mission Rosetta

At around 4AM EST ( 2AM GMT), the comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko will be the closest to the Sun since the European Space Agency mission Rosetta

News

Rosetta comet’s closest approach to the Sun

The Rosetta 67P comet makes its closest approach to the Sun on Thursday, August 13, 2015, promising a flurry of activity as it reaches the special

The Rosetta 67P comet makes its closest approach to the Sun on Thursday, August 13, 2015, promising a flurry of activity as it reaches the special

News

NASA Rosetta scientist Claudia Alexander dies aged 56

Claudia Alexander, one of the leading scientists in the Rosetta mission, has died at the age of 56. Claudia headed the NASA contribution to the

Claudia Alexander, one of the leading scientists in the Rosetta mission, has died at the age of 56. Claudia headed the NASA contribution to the

News

Rosetta space mission extended, ESA announces

The European Space Agency has extended its Rosetta mission for nine months, the maximum possible duration until the craft will be running out of fuel

The European Space Agency has extended its Rosetta mission for nine months, the maximum possible duration until the craft will be running out of fuel

News

Philae the comet lander is alive and well

It went into hibernation last Nov. 15. Now Philae is awake again. Before release, the lander on the comet ‘Tchouri’ had spent more than 10 years on

It went into hibernation last Nov. 15. Now Philae is awake again. Before release, the lander on the comet ‘Tchouri’ had spent more than 10 years on

News

Philae reawakening gives scientists new hope

Scientists at the European Space Agency are hoping to make up for lost time, gathering data from a re-awoken robotic space probe. The Philae lander

Scientists at the European Space Agency are hoping to make up for lost time, gathering data from a re-awoken robotic space probe. The Philae lander

News

Rosetta: Waking Philae, ESA's sleeping beauty

Rosetta scientists start a fourth period of attempts to make contact with the Philae lander which has been in a deep sleep on Comet 67P since November 2014.

Rosetta scientists start a fourth period of attempts to make contact with the Philae lander which has been in a deep sleep on Comet 67P since November 2014.

Science_technology

Comet-chasing Rosetta mission keeps surprising scientists

The comet-chasing mission of ESA spacecraft Rosetta and its robotic lander Philae has grabbed attention from around the world with its suspenseful adventures. The science behind the mission is just as

The comet-chasing mission of ESA spacecraft Rosetta and its robotic lander Philae has grabbed attention from around the world with its suspenseful adventures. The science behind the mission is just as

Science_technology

The Astronaut Academy: "Space provides this unique environment"

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells Euronews about the latest scientific experiment she worked on as an astronaut on a mission to the International Space Station.

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells Euronews about the latest scientific experiment she worked on as an astronaut on a mission to the International Space Station.

News

Rosetta captures some of the first 67P comet close-ups

These are among the first close-up images of a comet being studied by European Space Agency (ESA). ESA completed the first ever comet landing in

These are among the first close-up images of a comet being studied by European Space Agency (ESA). ESA completed the first ever comet landing in

News

Rosetta's 67P comet shows signs of 'goosebumps'

The duck-shaped comet being tracked by Rosetta around our solar system is proving to be even more weird and wonderful than first thought, with a host

The duck-shaped comet being tracked by Rosetta around our solar system is proving to be even more weird and wonderful than first thought, with a host

News

Rosetta team is euronews' people of 2014

The Rosetta team named euronews’ People of 2014 The euronews newsroom has elected the men and women working for the Rosetta mission as euronews’

The Rosetta team named euronews’ People of 2014 The euronews newsroom has elected the men and women working for the Rosetta mission as euronews’

Science_technology

Space technology beams down to Earth

Space missions have an increasing impact on our daily lives down on Earth. Technologies used up there can be transferred for use in medical science and other areas.

Space missions have an increasing impact on our daily lives down on Earth. Technologies used up there can be transferred for use in medical science and other areas.