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Rosetta's lost comet lander Philae could wake up in May sunshine

Rosetta mission scientists hold out hope that the Philae lander could reawaken in spring as the comet it hides on gets closer to the sun.

By February 2, 2015

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Rosetta and Dawn: Why the landmark spacecraft will have very different fates

Two iconic spacecraft are approaching the end of their missions, but plans for their final resting places are very different. Crave's Eric Mack considers why.

By June 23, 2015

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Is this what Rosetta's comet really looks like in color?

A color image of Rosetta's comet buddy has emerged online and may shine some brightness on a comet that has become famous in black and white.

By December 1, 2014

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Philae sleeps, but Rosetta's not done yet

Its battery dead, the European lander is lost in a crater somewhere on a huge comet. But the orbiter that brought it there still has plenty of science left to do.

By November 15, 2014

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.

By November 14, 2014

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Rosetta's long journey from here to a comet (pictures)

Rosetta spent more than a decade traveling from Earth to hop a ride on a comet for the first time in history. Here's a look back at one long cosmic road trip.

14 Images By November 11, 2014

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Rosetta's comet is singing, and it sounds like Predator

The Rosetta mission has picked up on a strange "song" being emitted from its comet buddy and it sounds an awful lot like a famous sci-fi alien.

By November 11, 2014

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Rosetta captures the birth of a comet dust jet

Good timing allowed Rosetta's imaging system to witness a dust jet shooting out from the surface of Comet 67P.

By April 20, 2015

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Rosetta snaps a picture of its own shadow on the comet below

The Rosetta spacecraft casts some shade on the surface of its comet buddy, creating an otherworldly shadow selfie from orbit.

By March 3, 2015

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Rosetta buzzes comet for close-up of craggy surface

Rosetta swoops near Comet 67P for a series of images highlighting the comet's fascinating surface features.

By February 17, 2015