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.
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!
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
A nice recap of the adventures of Rosetta and Philae and the unexpected adventures of Philae during the landing on 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
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 […]
As spaceflight enthusiast we all dream of becoming an astronaut and float weightlessly through space. In our minds, we know that the chances of this dream becoming reality in this lifetime, are slim. But dreaming is a good thing, as it keeps humanity going forward to realize our dreams of becoming a spacefaring species. Living, […]
It was totally awesome to follow all the messages that where live tweeted from the ESA headquarters in Darmstadt. It was also very exciting. Nobody did know if a link could be established between Rosetta and Philae tonight. Philae’s solar panels didn’t catch enough sunlight to charge the onboard battery the battery would be depleted soon. […]
Last Wednesday, ESA Netherlands organized a live media event at SpaceExpo in Noordwijk The Netherlands to watch the landing of Philae on comet 67P. I was happy to be invited, and that I could share in the joy en excitement, when the signal of the save landing of Philae on 67P was received by ESA […]