comet

History-making Rosetta probe set for a final bow on distant comet

The comet-chaser Rosetta will be working right up to end. Two years after dropping a lander on the comet Churi, the probe itself will be landing there - and then go silent, forever.

European Space Agency "thrilled" with photos of Philae on comet

The European Space Agency (ESA) on Monday said it now knows where its robotic lander Philae is on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.