Rosetta mission: Comet landing gets green light

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

The descent to the 4km-wide comet is expected to take about seven hours. Success or failure will be known roughly 30 minutes after that.

Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Europe's Rosetta probe was launched a decade ago on a long quest to chase down and land on a comet, and has spent the past years in hibernation to try to conserve power.