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Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

Comet lander bounced: gorgeous position

At a news conference today, ESA scientists and engineers confirmed that the Phile lander, released by the Rosetta satellite on a decade-long mission to study a comet, bounced when it…

Space probe lands on comet

Space probe lands on comet

After a 10-year journey the European Space Agency’s unmanned Rosetta probe successfully released a lander toward the surface of a comet today in a historic rendezvous with the fast-moving lump…

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 23 years of important discoveries

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 23 years of important discoveries

A more accurate estimate of the universe’s age, the discovery of dark energy, and offering enough data for scientists to create more that 10,000 research papers are just a few…