Today the Rosetta made the planed making on the comet 76P and send back here last photo to Earth. This photo was taken from only 51 mete from the comet surface. This also concludes the briljant animation series which we all so love. Watch the final episode.
Once upon a time… Rosetta’s Grand Final at the comet 67P
The story of Rosetta is building up to the grand final on 30 september. Find what is going to happen in a few day in this cool story.
Once upon a time… Rosetta’s second year at the comet
We haven’t heard from Rosetta for a long time. Now there is an other episode in the “Once upon a time sequel..” Continuing telling the story of the adventures from Rosetta and Philae. Enjoy!
Once upon a time… Living with and on a comet
An other beautiful episode of the awesome animated “Once upon a time…” adventures featuring Rosetta and Philae. This is the rcape of the first year on first year studying Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Find the other episode in the Rosetta categorie
Once upon a time… The continuing story of a #cometlanding
A nice recap of the adventures of Rosetta and Philae and the unexpected adventures of Philae during the landing on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
ESA open sourced Rosetta & Philae construction plans!
In an ongoing effort to bring space exploration to a broader audience, ESA open sourced the construction plans of the Rosetta & Philae comet explorer. It is now possible to build your own comet explorer and sent it of to space…
Earth timelaps with Dragon and and Cygnus
This video is a timelapse produced from 12.500 images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, during the Blue dot ISS mission. Watch the amazing timelapses of aurora, night skies and the stars clearly showing through Earth’s atmosphere. There aso some really cool shots from the berthing of Dragon and the departure of Cygnus the Orbital science […]
Rosetta & Philae photos on Earth and background story #cometlanding
Back in 2000, the planning and testing for the Rosetta mission was in full swing. First tests where done with full size models, in the largest vacuum chamber in Europe. Later Rosetta itself was rigorously tested under vibration, in vacuum, cooled down and heated up, to test if all system would function properly in outer […]