Category Archives: Rosetta

Mission accomplished – thank you Rosetta !

ESA finished its probably most ambitious mission focused on deep space exploration. Yesterday, after mild descent, Rosetta space probe touched the rocky surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Yesterday all employees at ESA’s control center in Darmstadt, Germany, had rather nervous day. Engineers and specialists from ESA were waiting to receive final confirmation of positive result of planned…
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Philae finally found by Rosetta !

It is unbelievable, that Philae lander, lost in the end of 2014, was finally found on the surface of the Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko just weeks before end of mission of its mother spacecraft, Rosetta. European Space Agency managed to find Philae lander before planned for 30th September controlled crash of Rosetta on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Images of 67P rocky…
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Rosetta became a single…

Communication system on Rosetta was switched off today after 19 months since first in history soft landing on comet surface performed on 12 November 2014.  One of the most recognized mission by ESA in recent years is definitely coming to its end. After announcing by European Space Agency on June 30, 2016, about setting date…
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