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Rosetta space mission: a European success story – video explainer

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission is about to come to a dramatic end. It has spent years successfully gathering data on 67P, a comet 317 million miles away from Earth that scientists hope may contain clues on the creation of the universe. This week it will be set on a collision course with the comet to end the mission Continue reading...
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