Latest Philae Stories
The ESA’s Rosetta orbiter is continuing its search for the Philae lander, despite experiencing issues during a recent flyby causing it to be put in safe mode and completely change its trajectory.
The ESA's Soundcloud page gives a voice to space with their super cool sound clips from comets, rocket launches, and landings.
Say what?! Rosetta's comet appears to be made up entirely of...pebbles.
The first CubeSats (or tiny probes) designed to travel to deep space are going to launch in 2020, and the ESA is seeking innovative ideas for the probes.
The search for the Philae lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P/C-G) has been unsuccessful, and ESA officials will now wait to hear from the probe to confirm its location.
The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission is currently visiting the "Rubber Ducky" comet and newly released images show a meter-wide crack running over 100 meters (328 feet) along the comet’s "neck" that could lead to its disintegration.
A special issue of the journal Science, to be published Jan. 23, 2015, reveals details about the shape, evolution and lifespan of comet 67P-Churyumov/Gerasimenko.
Efforts to discover the exact location of the Rosetta mission’s Philae lander have proven unsuccessful, and European Space Agency scientists fear that the probe might have become covered by dust falling back onto the surface of the comet it currently calls home.
In terms of space travel and exploration, 2015 has a lot to live up to. But it will.
It's getting more sunlight than they originally thought it would. Rejoice!
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.