Rosetta Ends 12-Year Journey, Descends on a Comet
Europe's Rosetta probe has ended its mission to Comet 67P by colliding with the icy object's surface.
Oh Rosetta: Endgame For The $1 Billion Mission Set On Crash Landing With Its Comet After 12 Years
Rosetta's trip has lasted for more than 12 years. It will come to an end Friday in a spectacular (and calculated) crash landing on comet Chury, using the fatal plunge to gather one last batch of data.
Rosetta's Two-Year Space Probe Reaches Its End, Stays At A Comet To Finally Rest
Part of Rosetta's mission was to determine whether the water on Earth was brought by an onslaught of comets.