Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 10:17
European space experts said today they had successfully reawakened a fridge-sized robot designed to make the first-ever spacecraft landing on a comet.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 19:20
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has released new pictures of a comet poised to give Mars a close shave later this year.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 17:43
ESA`s Rosetta spacecraft caught a first glimpse of its destination comet since waking up from deep-space hibernation on January 20 this year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 11:01
After disappearing behind the Sun and out of the Earth`s view last year in October, the target comet of ESA`s Rosetta mission, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko can now be seen again.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:56
Astronomers exploring the disk of gas and dust around a nearby star have uncovered a compact cloud of poisonous gas formed by ongoing rapid-fire collisions among a swarm of icy, comet-like bodies.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:03
A team of European astronomers has found a previously unknown comet, which has been detected as a tiny blob of light orbiting our Sun deep in the Solar System.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 06:50
The mission is different from NASA`s Deep Impact, a spacecraft that fired a projectile into a comet in 2005 so scientists could study the resulting plume of matter.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 12:18
Rosetta, which was launched about ten year ago on a long quest to chase and land on a comet, will be roused by an onboard "alarm clock" at 10:00 GMT on Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 14:43
Rosetta craft, which was woken up from its slumber recently, aims to deal with the origin and evolution of the solar system.
Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 15:26
European Space Agency`s comet-chasing mission Rosetta is going to wake up in 100 days` time from deep-space slumber to reach the destination it has been cruising towards for a decade.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 11:33
Astronomers have discovered that the least massive star of the Fomalhaut system, Fomalhaut C, hosts its own comet belt.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 17:26
Researchers studying the data received from NASA’s Galileo mission found clay-type minerals on the surface of Europa, Jupiter`s icy moon.
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