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A 3D image shows what it would look like to fly over the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was generated by data collected by ESA's Philae spacecraft during the decent to the spacecraft's initial touchdown on the comet Nov. 12, 2014.
A 3D image shows what it would look like to fly over the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was generated by data collected by ESA's Philae spacecraft during the decent to the spacecraft's initial touchdown on the comet Nov. 12, 2014.

Rosetta Comet in 3D

A 3D image shows what it would look like to fly over the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was generated by data collected by ESA's Philae spacecraft during the decent to the spacecraft's initial touchdown on the comet Nov. 12, 2014.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: ROsetta Lander Imaging System (ROLIS)
ID#: PIA18898
Added: 2014-11-21

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Rosetta Comet in 3D

A 3D image shows what it would look like to fly over the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was generated by data collected by ESA's Philae spacecraft during the decent to the spacecraft's initial touchdown on the comet Nov. 12, 2014.

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The descent of its comet lander Philae was captured by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's main camera as the lander approached -- and then rebounded off -- the comet's surface.
The descent of its comet lander Philae was captured by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's main camera as the lander approached -- and then rebounded off -- the comet's surface.

Rosetta Lander Captured Before/After Bounce

The descent of its comet lander Philae was captured by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's main camera as the lander approached -- and then rebounded off -- the comet's surface.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18897
Added: 2014-11-18

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Rosetta Lander Captured Before/After Bounce

The descent of its comet lander Philae was captured by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's main camera as the lander approached -- and then rebounded off -- the comet's surface.

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The Philae lander of Europe's Rosetta mission has returned the first panoramic image from the surface of a comet. The unprocessed panorama from the lander's CIVA-P camera shows a 360-degree view around the point of final touchdown.
The Philae lander of Europe's Rosetta mission has returned the first panoramic image from the surface of a comet. The unprocessed panorama from the lander's CIVA-P camera shows a 360-degree view around the point of final touchdown.

First Panoramic View from Comet Lander

The Philae lander of Europe's Rosetta mission has returned the first panoramic image from the surface of a comet. The unprocessed panorama from the lander's CIVA-P camera shows a 360-degree view around the point of final touchdown.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser (CIVA)
ID#: PIA18879
Added: 2014-11-13

Views: 1576

First Panoramic View from Comet Lander

The Philae lander of Europe's Rosetta mission has returned the first panoramic image from the surface of a comet. The unprocessed panorama from the lander's CIVA-P camera shows a 360-degree view around the point of final touchdown.

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This image was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission when it was about 130 feet (40 meters) above the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during descent to the surface on Nov. 12, 2014.
This image was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission when it was about 130 feet (40 meters) above the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during descent to the surface on Nov. 12, 2014.

Comet from 40 Meters

This image was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission when it was about 130 feet (40 meters) above the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during descent to the surface on Nov. 12, 2014.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: ROsetta Lander Imaging System (ROLIS)
ID#: PIA18878
Added: 2014-11-13

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Comet from 40 Meters

This image was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission when it was about 130 feet (40 meters) above the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during descent to the surface on Nov. 12, 2014.

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This frame from an animated sequence shows the Rosetta mission's Philae lander descending toward comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (not in frame) on Nov. 12, 2014. The images are from the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on the ESA's Rosetta orbiter.
This frame from an animated sequence shows the Rosetta mission's Philae lander descending toward comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (not in frame) on Nov. 12, 2014. The images are from the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on the ESA's Rosetta orbiter.

Descent to the Surface of a Comet

This frame from an animated sequence shows the Rosetta mission's Philae lander descending toward comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (not in frame) on Nov. 12, 2014. The images are from the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on the ESA's Rosetta orbiter.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18877
Added: 2014-11-13

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Descent to the Surface of a Comet

This frame from an animated sequence shows the Rosetta mission's Philae lander descending toward comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (not in frame) on Nov. 12, 2014. The images are from the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on the ESA's Rosetta orbiter.

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The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two images from the lander's CIVA camera confirm. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground.
The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two images from the lander's CIVA camera confirm. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground.

Welcome to a Comet, from Lander on Surface

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two images from the lander's CIVA camera confirm. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser (CIVA)
ID#: PIA18876
Added: 2014-11-13

Views: 1018

Welcome to a Comet, from Lander on Surface

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two images from the lander's CIVA camera confirm. One of the lander's three feet can be seen in the foreground.

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This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko marks the first touchdown point of the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission. The image was taken by on Sept. 14, 2104, nearly two months before Philae's Nov. 12 landing.
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko marks the first touchdown point of the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission. The image was taken by on Sept. 14, 2104, nearly two months before Philae's Nov. 12 landing.

First Touchdown Site of Comet Lander

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko marks the first touchdown point of the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission. The image was taken by on Sept. 14, 2104, nearly two months before Philae's Nov. 12 landing.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18875
Added: 2014-11-13

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First Touchdown Site of Comet Lander

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko marks the first touchdown point of the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission. The image was taken by on Sept. 14, 2104, nearly two months before Philae's Nov. 12 landing.

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This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).

View of Comet from Lander During Descent

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: ROsetta Lander Imaging System (ROLIS)
ID#: PIA18874
Added: 2014-11-12

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View of Comet from Lander During Descent

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission during Philae's descent toward the comet on Nov. 12, 2014 from a distance of approximate two miles (three kilometers).

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The Onboard Scientific Imaging System (OSIRIS) on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft captured this parting shot of the mission's Philae lander after its separation from the mother ship on Nov. 12, 2014.
The Onboard Scientific Imaging System (OSIRIS) on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft captured this parting shot of the mission's Philae lander after its separation from the mother ship on Nov. 12, 2014.

Farewell, Philae

The Onboard Scientific Imaging System (OSIRIS) on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft captured this parting shot of the mission's Philae lander after its separation from the mother ship on Nov. 12, 2014.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18873
Added: 2014-11-12

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Farewell, Philae

The Onboard Scientific Imaging System (OSIRIS) on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft captured this parting shot of the mission's Philae lander after its separation from the mother ship on Nov. 12, 2014.

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The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Rosetta Mission Selfie at 10 Miles

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser (CIVA)
ID#: PIA18871
Added: 2014-11-12

Views: 730

Rosetta Mission Selfie at 10 Miles

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this parting shot of its mother ship, Rosetta, shortly after separation on Nov. 12, 2014. The image was taken with the lander's CIVA-P imaging system.
The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this parting shot of its mother ship, Rosetta, shortly after separation on Nov. 12, 2014. The image was taken with the lander's CIVA-P imaging system.

Farewell Shot of Rosetta by Philae Lander

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this parting shot of its mother ship, Rosetta, shortly after separation on Nov. 12, 2014. The image was taken with the lander's CIVA-P imaging system.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser (CIVA)
ID#: PIA18870
Added: 2014-11-12

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Farewell Shot of Rosetta by Philae Lander

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this parting shot of its mother ship, Rosetta, shortly after separation on Nov. 12, 2014. The image was taken with the lander's CIVA-P imaging system.

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Some relatively rough terrain on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in the second half of October 2014.
Some relatively rough terrain on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in the second half of October 2014.

Rough Terrain on Rosetta's Destination Comet

Some relatively rough terrain on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in the second half of October 2014.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Rosetta NAVCAM
ID#: PIA18869
Added: 2014-11-11

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Rough Terrain on Rosetta's Destination Comet

Some relatively rough terrain on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in the second half of October 2014.

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A patch of relatively smooth ground on the nucleus surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in October 2014.
A patch of relatively smooth ground on the nucleus surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in October 2014.

Smooth Ground on Rosetta's Destination Comet

A patch of relatively smooth ground on the nucleus surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in October 2014.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Rosetta NAVCAM
ID#: PIA18868
Added: 2014-11-11

Views: 1133

Smooth Ground on Rosetta's Destination Comet

A patch of relatively smooth ground on the nucleus surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft in October 2014.

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A jagged horizon of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft during the second half of October 2014.
A jagged horizon of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft during the second half of October 2014.

Jagged Horizon on Rosetta's Destination Comet

A jagged horizon of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft during the second half of October 2014.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Rosetta NAVCAM
ID#: PIA18867
Added: 2014-11-11

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Jagged Horizon on Rosetta's Destination Comet

A jagged horizon of the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko appears in this image taken by the navigation camera on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft during the second half of October 2014.

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The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Rosetta Mission Selfie at 30 Miles

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser (CIVA)
ID#: PIA18872
Added: 2014-11-11

Views: 477

Rosetta Mission Selfie at 30 Miles

The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission took this self-portrait of the spacecraft on Sept. 7, 2014, at a distance of about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The saturation of the image allows the viewer to see some surface structures on 'dark side' of the comet.
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The saturation of the image allows the viewer to see some surface structures on 'dark side' of the comet.

Dark Side of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (Saturated)

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The saturation of the image allows the viewer to see some surface structures on 'dark side' of the comet.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA19042
Added: 2014-11-06

Views: 755

Dark Side of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (Saturated)

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The saturation of the image allows the viewer to see some surface structures on 'dark side' of the comet.

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This is a rare glance at the dark side of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Light backscattered from dust particles in the comet's coma reveals a hint of surface structures. This image was taken by OSIRIS, Rosetta's scientific imaging system.
This is a rare glance at the dark side of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Light backscattered from dust particles in the comet's coma reveals a hint of surface structures. This image was taken by OSIRIS, Rosetta's scientific imaging system.

Rare Glance at Dark Side of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

This is a rare glance at the dark side of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Light backscattered from dust particles in the comet's coma reveals a hint of surface structures. This image was taken by OSIRIS, Rosetta's scientific imaging system.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA19041
Added: 2014-11-06

Views: 813

Rare Glance at Dark Side of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

This is a rare glance at the dark side of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Light backscattered from dust particles in the comet's coma reveals a hint of surface structures. This image was taken by OSIRIS, Rosetta's scientific imaging system.

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This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The right half is obscured by darkness.
This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The right half is obscured by darkness.

Dark Side of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The right half is obscured by darkness.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA19040
Added: 2014-11-06

Views: 1462

Dark Side of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

This image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was obtained on October 30, 2014 by the OSIRIS scientific imaging system on the Rosetta spacecraft. The right half is obscured by darkness.

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This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.
This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.

Rosetta Comet Spreads its Jets

This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18835
Added: 2014-10-24

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Rosetta Comet Spreads its Jets

This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.

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This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.
This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.

Rosetta Comet Spreads its Jets

This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18886
Added: 2014-10-24

Views: 2752

Rosetta Comet Spreads its Jets

This image was taken by the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System, Rosetta's main onboard scientific imaging system, on Sept. 10, 2014. Jets of cometary activity can be seen along almost the entire body of the comet.

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An annotated mosaic from the Rosetta spacecraft shows 'Site J,' the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for the mission's Philae lander.
An annotated mosaic from the Rosetta spacecraft shows 'Site J,' the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for the mission's Philae lander.

Rosetta's Comet Landing Site Close Up

An annotated mosaic from the Rosetta spacecraft shows 'Site J,' the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for the mission's Philae lander.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18827
Added: 2014-10-15

Views: 2141

Rosetta's Comet Landing Site Close Up

An annotated mosaic from the Rosetta spacecraft shows 'Site J,' the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for the mission's Philae lander.

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A composite image from a camera on ESA's Rosetta mission's Philae comet lander shows a solar array, with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the background.
A composite image from a camera on ESA's Rosetta mission's Philae comet lander shows a solar array, with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the background.

Rosetta Selflessly Offers Beautiful Comet Selfie

A composite image from a camera on ESA's Rosetta mission's Philae comet lander shows a solar array, with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the background.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: Comet Infrared and Visible Analyser (CIVA)
ID#: PIA18826
Added: 2014-10-14

Views: 1459

Rosetta Selflessly Offers Beautiful Comet Selfie

A composite image from a camera on ESA's Rosetta mission's Philae comet lander shows a solar array, with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the background.

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Four images taken by the ESA Rosetta spacecraft create a montage showing jets of dust and gas escaping from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
Four images taken by the ESA Rosetta spacecraft create a montage showing jets of dust and gas escaping from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

Rosetta Comet Fires Its Jets

Four images taken by the ESA Rosetta spacecraft create a montage showing jets of dust and gas escaping from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
ID#: PIA18823
Added: 2014-10-02

Views: 1849

Rosetta Comet Fires Its Jets

Four images taken by the ESA Rosetta spacecraft create a montage showing jets of dust and gas escaping from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.

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This annotated image depicts the backup landing site (Site C) chosen for ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander.
This annotated image depicts the backup landing site (Site C) chosen for ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander.

Rosetta Lander's Backup Landing Site

This annotated image depicts the backup landing site (Site C) chosen for ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18810
Added: 2014-09-15

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Rosetta Lander's Backup Landing Site

This annotated image depicts the backup landing site (Site C) chosen for ESA's Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander.

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This image depicts the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko chosen for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission.
This image depicts the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko chosen for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission.

Rosetta Lander's Primary Landing Site

This image depicts the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko chosen for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission.

Target: Comet
Mission: Rosetta
Spacecraft: Rosetta
Instrument: OSIRIS
ID#: PIA18809
Added: 2014-09-15

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Rosetta Lander's Primary Landing Site

This image depicts the primary landing site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko chosen for the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission.

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