Rosetta's lander set to target 'Site J' on comet for touchdown

Rosetta's lander Philae will target 'Site J' on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for its landing, it has been reported.

First comet landing site to be revealed
First comet landing site to be revealed

The European Space Agency (ESA) has planned to reveal the site selected for the first landing of a comet this week.

Europe`s Rosetta spacecraft makes rendezvous with comet 67P

European Space Agency`s spacecraft Rosetta on Wednesday made history in space as it caught up with a comet on its journey around the sun.

Rosetta enters 67P`s neighborhood as the comet starts taking shape

The current images acquired by European Space Agency`s spacecraft Rosetta the nucleus of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko covered a good four pixels.

Space probe Rosetta spots dusty veil around comet

The comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, target of ESA`s Rosetta mission, has begun to develop a dust coma.

Comet lander awakes from long hibernation

European space experts said today they had successfully reawakened a fridge-sized robot designed to make the first-ever spacecraft landing on a comet.

Rosetta spacecraft wakes up after 31-month hiatus

Rosetta, the comet-chasing space probe launched by the European Space Agency a decade ago, has woken up from a 31-month long hibernation.

Europe`s Rosetta probe set to wake up from hibernation

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.

Mission Rosetta: Stories behind the names

If Europe`s comet-chasing quest goes well, Rosetta, Philae and even the tongue-twisting Churyumov-Gerasimenko may become household names by the end of the year.

Rosetta craft`s comet landing to reveal secrets of solar system`s origin and evolution

Rosetta craft, which was woken up from its slumber recently, aims to deal with the origin and evolution of the solar system.

In 2014, get answers to your comet queries

We all are interested in comets. What they contain, and what information they hide about our solar system.

European Space Agency looking closely at asteroid

The European Space Agency has taken the closest look yet at asteroid Lutetia.

Europe`s comet chaser makes last call home

A billion-euro (1.5-billion-dollar) European spacecraft made a final flyby of Earth on Friday, using the planet as a gravitational slingshot to speed to a rendezvous with a comet in 2014.

Comet chaser Rosetta’s Earth swingby right on schedule

Estimates have shown that European Space Agency’s (ESA) comet chaser Rosetta’s Earth swingby is right on schedule, and it would pass within a few kilometers of the planned point of closest approach during the swingby.

Rosetta to make final swing by Earth on Nov 13

Rosetta will swing by Earth for the last time on Nov 13 to pick up energy and begin the final leg of its 10-year journey.