Rosetta team members have named the 82-foot-tall boulder on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko "Cheops," after the largest pyramid in Egypt's famous Giza complex.
Learn more about the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft that arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on Aug. 6, 2014.
The Rosetta spacecraft's NAVCAM captured four photos that ESA stitched together to create a close-up mosaic of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
A probe flying through deep space has been beaming back amazing photos and information about its target comet since arriving at the cosmic body in August.
Scientists drew borders around the distinct landscapes of a comet where the Rosetta spacecraft will land this fall.
A robotic space probe is due to set down on a comet in November, and now scientists have identified five sites where it could land.
Break out your red and blue 3D glasses. It's time to examine the nooks and crannies of a comet in three dimensions.
As the European-built Rosetta spacecraft neared its close encounter with a comet last week, it turned up a cosmic surprise: The comet is warmer than scientists were expecting.
Europe's Rosetta probe made its historic arrival at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko yesterday (Aug. 6), making it the first human-built craft to rendezvous with a comet.
Europe's Rosetta probe has just beamed back some new, incredible photos of its target, the first since it arrived at its comet earlier today (Aug. 6).
After a decade in space and 4 billion miles, Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has made history: For the first time ever, a robotic probe from Earth is flying with a comet and will soon enter orbit.