Posted on 31/03/2016 by emily
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...
Posted on 06/08/2015 by emily
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...
Posted on 28/08/2014 by Claudia
#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...
Posted on 05/08/2014 by emily
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...
Posted on 04/08/2014 by emily
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...
Posted on 03/08/2014 by emily
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...
Posted on 02/08/2014 by emily
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...
Posted on 02/08/2014 by emily
“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.
Posted on 01/08/2014 by emily
CometWatch – 31 July
Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 31 July 2014. View and download interpolated image here.
Posted on 30/07/2014 by emily
CometWatch – 29 July
Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 29 July 2014. View and download interpolated image here.
Posted on 29/07/2014 by emily
CometWatch – 28 July
Rosetta navigation camera (NAVCAM) image taken on 28 July 2014. View and download interpolated image here.
Posted on 28/07/2014 by emily
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...
Posted on 25/07/2014 by emily
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...
Posted on 25/07/2014 by mareike
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...
Posted on 21/07/2014 by mareike
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...
Posted on 09/07/2014 by emily
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...