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Comet Mapping (Webcast)
Date: August 15, 2014
Running Time: 00:49:00
Join us as Rosetta moves ever closer to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s nucleus. Now less than 200 kilometers from the comet’s nucleus, Rosetta images show the comet’s spin-axis orientation, angular velocity, major landmarks, and other basic characteristics. When Rosetta is within about 25 kilometers of the nucleus, the spacecraft will ... More »
Rosetta is a spacecraft en route to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, where it will make the most detailed study of a comet ever attempted.

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Preparing for Landing (Webcast)
11/6/2014   Time: 7:30 PM PST
The race to find Philae's landing site could only begin once Rosetta arrived at comet, 67P/Churyumo ...
 
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Philae has Landed! (Webcast)
11/13/2014   Time: 7:30 PM PST
Join us for a live webcast with senior scientist Paul Doherty to discuss breaking news about the R ...

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Overview of the Rosetta Mission (Video)
1/18/2014   
Join Exploratorium scientists Paul Doherty and Isabel Hawkins for a live webcast as th ...
 
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Long Now Rosetta Project (Video)
1/18/2014   
Laura Welcher, Director of the Rosetta Project, introduces us to the Rosetta Disk, a three-inc ...

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Comet Mapping (Webcast)
8/15/2014   
Join us as Rosetta moves ever closer to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko’s nucleus to map ...
 
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Comet Approach Maneuvers (Webcast)
5/21/2014   
The most difficult phase of the Rosetta mission is the final rendezvous with the fast-moving ...
 
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Investigating Comets (Video)
4/23/2014   
Join Exploratorium scientist Paul Doherty as he illuminates the most primitive objects&# ...
 
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Rosetta – y su inminente aterrizaje en un cometa (Video)
4/16/2014   
La sonda espacial Rosetta de la Agencia Espacial Europea despertó de un profundo sue ...
 
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Overview of the Rosetta Mission (Video)
1/18/2014   
Join Exploratorium scientists Paul Doherty and Isabel Hawkins for a live webcast as th ...