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# rosetta - Friday 30 September, 2016

The pioneering Rosetta probe has crash-landed on Comet 67P
# End Of Mission
# End Of Mission

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

Sep 30th 2016, 12:32 PM 15,429 Views 30 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 956 Views 11 Comments

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

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration
# Big Philae Style
# Big Philae Style

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration

Dec 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 6,356 Views 1 Comment

What a year it’s been…

# rosetta - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 13th 2014, 11:08 AM 17,321 Views 42 Comments

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

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

This scientist helped land a spacecraft on a comet, but everyone is angry with him over his shirt

Nov 13th 2014, 8:40 AM 5,285 Views 22 Comments

Well, it’s out there…

# rosetta - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The Rosetta probe comet landing cost us... €3.50 each
# Totally Worth It
# Totally Worth It

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

Nov 12th 2014, 10:43 PM 23,624 Views 64 Comments

Hmm, that’s OK then.

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

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

Nov 12th 2014, 4:29 PM 11,796 Views 61 Comments

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
# Happening Now
# Happening Now

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

Nov 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,132 Views 26 Comments

‘We’ as in ‘the human race’.

# rosetta - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: Could comets have delivered the precursors of life?
# Rosetta Mission
# Rosetta Mission

Opinion: Could comets have delivered the precursors of life?

Aug 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 96 Views 30 Comments

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
# The Sky At Night
# The Sky At Night

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

Aug 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,815 Views 4 Comments

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
# Together At Last
# Together At Last

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

Aug 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,335 Views 76 Comments

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

# rosetta - Monday 4 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 17,570 Views 49 Comments

“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.

# rosetta - Thursday 17 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 17th 2014, 5:52 PM 7,386 Views 12 Comments

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
# Hey Rosetta
# Hey Rosetta

European comet-chasing satellite awakens from hibernation

Jan 20th 2014, 7:20 PM 12,264 Views 21 Comments

The Rosetta satellite even tweeted as Gaeilge.

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

The Rosetta spacecraft is tweeting in Irish!

Jan 20th 2014, 7:05 PM 18,610 Views 29 Comments

Here’s what it said…