Posted on 05/08/2016 by emily
Celebrating two years at the comet
We’re celebrating Rosetta’s two year anniversary at Comet 67P/C-G (tomorrow!) with a new animation visualising the spacecraft’s incredible adventure flying alongside the comet. The animation begins on 31 July 2014, during Rosetta’s final approach to the comet after...
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 04/02/2014 by emily
Two poems and a song for Rosetta
The successful wake-up of our comet-chaser Rosetta inspired a few of you to send us poetry and songs over the last week! Thanks to Laurie, Max and Ted for sharing your works with us. Listen here for some...
Posted on 24/01/2014 by Daniel
The #WakeUpRosetta video selfie campaign? We thought we'd get, ohhh, maybe 20 – max 30 – submissions. Picking the top two winners? That would take ten minutes during coffee... NOT! The sheer number – 200? – not to mention quality...
The long wait is over
Rosetta is back! Acquisition of signal was confirmed by Rosetta Spacecraft Operations Manager Andrea Accomazzo to the delight of the audience at ESOC and cheers and applause from those involved in the mission worldwide. Former mission manager...
Posted on 08/01/2014 by Daniel
Vote, enter, participate!
ESA invites you to mark Rosetta wake up by sharing a video clip of you shouting “Wake up, Rosetta!” You can upload your video clip and share it with the world via ESA’s dedicated Facebook page, or via the form below. Be creative and imaginative – you can include friends, family, colleagues, members of your team, social clubs, and school groups, or even put together a flash mob to create a memorable video shout. Full details via ESA web.