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# rosetta - Friday 30 September, 2016

The pioneering Rosetta probe has crash-landed on Comet 67P

Wild cheering erupted in the mission control centre in Darmstadt, as spacecraft operations manager Sylvain Lodiot announced the official end of mission.

# rosetta - Sunday 19 July, 2015

We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

# rosetta - Friday 26 December, 2014

# rosetta - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Here's what Comet 67P would look like if it landed in Cork City

It’s safe to say Elysian wouldn’t look so tall anymore.

From The Daily Edge This scientist helped land a spacecraft on a comet, but everyone is angry with him over his shirt Rosetta

# rosetta - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The Rosetta probe comet landing cost us... €3.50 each

Hmm, that’s OK then.

TOUCHDOWN! European probe leaves its mothership and lands on comet for first time ever

There are huge celebrations today at the European Space Agency.

Why we're trying to land a probe the size of fridge on a speeding comet

‘We’ as in ‘the human race’.

# rosetta - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: Could comets have delivered the precursors of life?

The Rosetta spacecraft is searching for clues about the beginning of our solar system.

# rosetta - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# rosetta - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Rosetta spacecraft reaches comet it's been chasing for ten years

For today, Rosetta will travel alongside the comet but will later start its orbits.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# rosetta - Monday 4 August, 2014

'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target

“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.

# rosetta - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Comet-chasing probe sends back pics of 'strange-looking potato' formation

The Rosetta probe is due to land on the comet in November – and its latest pictures suggest it is made of two distinct parts.

# rosetta - Monday 20 January, 2014

European comet-chasing satellite awakens from hibernation

The Rosetta satellite even tweeted as Gaeilge.

From The Daily Edge The Rosetta spacecraft is tweeting in Irish! As Gaeilge

The Rosetta spacecraft is tweeting in Irish!

Here’s what it said…