The European Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander aims to be the first probe ever to safely land on a comet. Here's how to land on a spinning ice mountain in space. Credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist
Strange Comet Discoveries Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft It's craggy, powdery, mysterious, and even holds the building blocks of life. Scientists are now getting an up-close-and-personal view of a comet flying through deep space, thanks to Europe's Rosetta spacecraft. The Rosetta mission has now found that Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko's is even stranger than initially expected.
Rosetta spacecraft sees sinkholes on comet: Unprecedented imagery peers beneath the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
Rosetta Spacecraft Picks Up a Mysterious Song From Comet 67P - As ESA's Rosetta spacecraft prepared to dispatch its Philae lander to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a set of instruments on Rosetta picked up a mysterious "song" from the comet. Neutral particles released into space by the comet may becoming electrically charged or ionized. The mechanism behind the oscillations remains a mystery