Tag Archives: #RosettaAreWeThereYet

Communicating Astronomy with the Public: Rosetta specia...

We're delighted to announce a special issue of the "Communicating Astronomy with the Public" journal, which provides exclusive behind-the-scenes insights into the outreach surrounding the Rosetta Mission. Including articles written by ESA's communication team behind the competitions, cartoons, and social media campaigns, and reviews from external...

Celebrating a year at the comet

This article is mirrored from the main ESA Web Portal ESA’s Rosetta mission today celebrates one year at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, with its closest approach to the Sun now just one week away. It’s been a long but...

#RosettaAreWeThereYet winners announced

A sincere thank you to all the participants who submitted their #RosettaAreWeThereYet photos! Shown below are the two overall winning entries that particularly attracted the attention of the judges because of the way they captured some of...

CometWatch – 4 August

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 4 August 2014 at about 234 km from comet 67P/C-G. As you can see, the comet is not centred in the full-frame image. This is a result of the rendezvous burn conducted the previous...

CometWatch – 3 August

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 3 August 2014 at about 300 km from comet 67P/C-G. The Sun is towards the bottom of the image in the depicted orientation.  The window size for today's sub-image is 400 x 400 pixels...

CometWatch – 2 August

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 2 August 2014.  While the full frame version remains at 1024 x 1024 pixels, the window size for the interpolated version has been reduced to 160 x 160 pixels to fit the growing...

CometWatch – 1 August

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 1 August 2014.  We're pleased to be able to share a NAVCAM image with you today that shows the comet in a different orientation to the previous week. Until Thursday this week there...

“Sunrise at comet 67P/C-G”

Using recent OSIRIS shape models and images, scientists at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, France, have created this 'trailer' for Rosetta's arrival at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 6 August.

CometWatch – 31 July

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 31 July 2014.  View and download interpolated image here.

CometWatch – 29 July

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 29 July 2014.  View and download interpolated image here.  

CometWatch – 28 July

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 28 July 2014.  View and download interpolated image here.

CometWatch 25-27 July

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) images taken on 25, 26 and 27 July 2014. Displayed are the full-frame 1024 x 1024 pixel images with a crop from an interpolated view, processed to enhance the contrast on the nucleus. Underneath...

CometWatch – 24 July

Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 24 July 2014. Click here to view and download a high resolution processed version of the full-frame image. The next NAVCAM images will be published here on the blog on Monday 28...

New Rosetta Social Media theme kit

Our old friends are back! We were very happy to release a new episode of our Rosetta ‘Once upon a time…’ story earlier this week, and we are delighted to see such a great number of you...

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Once upon a time…

...there was a spacecraft called Rosetta. Rosetta had been travelling in space for 10 years, towards a comet called 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Before long, Rosetta was able to see the comet in the distance, and she took stunning pictures...

Rosetta, are we there yet?

Missed out on the “Wake Up Rosetta” competition earlier this year? Want another chance to win a trip to ESA’s mission control for Philae’s landing on the comet? You're in the right place! We're delighted to announce...