Rosetta space probe

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Comet landslide recorded for first time by Rosetta astronomers
Images reveal dramatic collapse of a 100 metre-long cliff on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

21, Mar, 2017 @2:30 PM

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Rosetta project scientist Matt Taylor: ‘I think comets bring the funky organics’
The tattooed astrophysicist has been the face of the Rosetta comet fact-finding project. What’s next for him as it comes to an end and what have we learned?

Stuart Clark

09, Oct, 2016 @7:44 AM

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Rosetta probe lands on comet 67P ending 12-year mission
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

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent and Stuart Clark

30, Sep, 2016 @3:14 PM

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After Rosetta: what next for the European Space Agency?
Rosetta may be lost to us, but stargazers shouldn’t despair: ESA have plenty of exciting missions in the pipeline

Hannah Devlin

30, Sep, 2016 @2:23 PM

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Rosetta mission ends with touchdown on comet 67P - as it happened
ESA’s Rosetta space mission ended today with a touchdown on its target comet at 12:18 BST. We followed the daring manoeuvre live

Stuart Clark

30, Sep, 2016 @12:32 PM

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Clinton campaign jumps on Trump's 'Cuba violation'
Rosetta probe touches down on comet; World Bank to shame countries to prevent childhood stunting; Philippines president likens himself to Hitler

Edward Helmore in New York

30, Sep, 2016 @12:19 PM

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Rosetta probe set to collide with comet 67P as 12-year mission comes to an end
Spacecraft’s final descent to the surface of the duck-shaped comet marks the end of an extraordinary journey – and will give ESA scientists ‘emotional closure’

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

30, Sep, 2016 @4:54 AM

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European Space Agency accused of 'having a problem with promoting women'
Rita Schulz says she was ‘shafted’ by management when she was dropped as lead scientist on Rosetta mission six months before its culmination

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

25, Sep, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Farewell, Rosetta: space mission to end on collision course with comet
After a two-year journey that has shaped our understanding of the solar system, the orbiter is to be crashed into Comet 67P

Robin McKie Science Editor

10, Sep, 2016 @11:05 PM

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Liverpool fans should celebrate Matt Busby and his elegant playing style | Letters
Brief letters: Matt Busby on Merseyside | Parry’s Jerusalem and suffragists | Last Night of the Euro-Proms | Philae lander and Robot Wars | ‘Brahn boots’ | Burgundy shoes


07, Sep, 2016 @6:31 PM

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Philae lander found on comet 67P as Rosetta mission draws to a close
Images from camera aboard Rosetta space probe reveal exact location on comet 67P of hibernating Philae lander, two years after its bumpy landing

Nicola Davis

06, Sep, 2016 @6:31 AM

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Philae has been found – now every ounce of science can be wrung out of it
Finding the European Space Agency’s lost Philae comet lander is not only a triumph for the spacecraft’s operators, it lets the scientists finish their job

Stuart Clark

05, Sep, 2016 @3:58 PM

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