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Comet Update: What's Next for the Philae Lander? - 12 Nov 2014
The European Space Agency's Philae lander touched down on a comet more than 300 million miles from Earth on Wednesday, completing its 10-year journey. The historic landing, scientists hope, will provide them with insights on the origins of our solar ...
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Balancing Rocks and Philae's Wave

Scientific American - 26 Jun 2018
The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has been one of the most exciting space science explorations in recent history. Launched in 2004 from the ...
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Image: Comet landscape

Phys.Org - 01 Oct 2018
On 30 September 2016, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft came closer than ever to the target it had studied from afar for more than two years, concluding its mission with ...
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Robotic Comet Lander Philae Says Good-Bye

Scientific American - 01 Feb 2016
On a dark stretch of the chilly Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko the lander Philae has begun a lonely and silent vigil. After it landed awkwardly and bounced ...
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Rosetta image archive complete

Phys.Org - 22 Jun 2018
All high-resolution images and the underpinning data from Rosetta's pioneering mission at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko are now available in ESA's ...
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What the Philae comet lander found

EarthSky - 03 Aug 2015
Philae data suggest that organic compounds - which eventually translated into living organisms here on Earth - existed in the early solar system.
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Goodbye, Philae

Motherboard - 25 Jan 2016
Philae, the European Space Agency's comet lander, made history and melted hearts when it touched down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as part of ...
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Rosetta Spacecraft: To Catch a Comet - 27 Feb 2017
The Rosetta spacecraft followed a 10-year mission to catch a comet and land a probe on it. Launched in 2004, the spacecraft arrived at its target, Comet ...
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Science News - 11 Oct 2014
Science News coverage of the journey of the Rosetta spacecraft and its lander Philae to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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Philae finds organic molecules on Comet 67P

Christian Science Monitor - 30 Jul 2015
Philae organic molecules: The European Space Agency's Philae lander has given humanity its first up-close look at a comet. What new discoveries await?
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Image: Comet storm

Phys.Org - 22 Jan 2018
Perhaps you live in a part of the world where you regularly experience snow storms or even dust storms. But for many of us, the weather forms a natural part of ...
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Rosetta: The comet chaser

CNN - 29 Sep 2017
The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004 and arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 6, 2014, becoming the first probe to rendezvous ...
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Rosetta overview

European Space Agency - 01 Dec 2017
Status: Post-operations. Objective: To rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and to study the nucleus of the comet and its environment for ...

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