Tag Archives: Rosetta

Mission accomplished – thank you Rosetta !

ESA finished its probably most ambitious mission focused on deep space exploration. Yesterday, after mild descent, Rosetta space probe touched the rocky surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Yesterday all employees at ESA’s control center in Darmstadt, Germany, had rather nervous day. Engineers and specialists from ESA were waiting to receive final confirmation of positive result of planned…
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Rosetta became a single…

Communication system on Rosetta was switched off today after 19 months since first in history soft landing on comet surface performed on 12 November 2014.  One of the most recognized mission by ESA in recent years is definitely coming to its end. After announcing by European Space Agency on June 30, 2016, about setting date…
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European nuclear response – asteroids stay back !

Sometimes methods of solving complex problems is quite simple - even in case of asteroids. Recently NASA announced recently about new initiative, in fact formalizing current efforts to prevent threat of asteroids. New organization called Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) met with quick and positive response from Russian Academy of Science. Russians would like to…
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Image Archive of Rosetta Spacecraft Completed

According to the European Space Agency (ESA) in the year 2018, 21st June the image of Rosetta spacecraft is completed. This spacecraft is fantastic which provided comet close-up views for the very first time in the year 2014. The comets look like rubber piles and also as rolling boulders, cliffs and fractures. Recently all high…
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