Rosetta crashed onto the surface of a comet on Sept. 30, bringing its mission to an end, though the scientific analysis and discoveries will continue for decades. We examine a few of the biggest surprises and highlights of Rosetta’s scientific journey so far.
30 Sep 2016
ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has finally collided with the comet it has been orbiting for the past two years, ending contact with its controllers back on Earth Some space missions go out with a bang, others with a victorious return to E...
The Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet for two years. Now scientists have ended the mission, and the spacecraft has lost contact with Earth forever.
This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky There were emotional scenes at mission control today as space probe Rosetta’s big adventure finally came to an end on the surface of the comet it...
The Rosetta probe drifted down to the surface of Comet 67P today (Sept. 30) and ended its 12-year mission.