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The first space probe to land on a comet has had its communications cut with Earth for the final time.
European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation
A year on from Rosetta and Philae's exploits, ESA's historic comet lander mission nears its end
The Rosetta mission has detected oxygen on comet 67P, a discovery that could change our understanding of how the solar system formed.
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 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
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
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 European Space Agency has extended its Rosetta mission for nine months, the maximum possible duration until the craft will be running out of fuel
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
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
The European Space Agency says the comet lander Philae has woken up after seven months and sent messages back to Earth. Last November Philae became
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.
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
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
The Rosetta team named euronews’ People of 2014
The euronews newsroom has elected the men and women working for the Rosetta mission as euronews’
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.
Early results from Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft challenge the theory that comets delivered water to our planet.
On analysis of water coming from
The Rosetta probe has managed to detect organic molecules in the comet’s atmosphere, before it ran out of power.
The Philae lander instruments
The European Space Agency (ESA) has landed a probe on a comet. It is a first in space exploration and the climax of a decade-long mission to get