The odds aren’t great. Engineers don’t even know if Philae still has a working receiver and the probe could be covered in dust.
Learn more about the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft that arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on Aug. 6, 2014.
In a surprise finding for scientists, the Rosetta spacecraft detected molecular oxygen in the gas streaming off comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Scientists with ESA's Rosetta mission named two surface features on comet 67P/C-G for scientists from the mission team who recently passed away.
A strange song radiated by Comet 67P/C-G mystified scientists who first heard it last year. Now, they think they've solved the mystery of the singing space rock.
After more than a year orbiting Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, the Rosetta spacecraft and its dance partner will get to the closest point to the sun today (Aug. 13).
The European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter has been imaging comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko – watching the celestial wanderer hurling dust and gas into space.
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Scientists have released new information about comet 67p and what the Philae lander discovered there.
After more than two weeks of silence, the European Philae lander on the surface of a comet phoned home once again this month in a long-distance call routed through its Rosetta mothership.