Philae Comet Could Be Home To Alien Life, Say Scientists
The comet landed on by the spacecraft Philae could well be home to an abundance of alien microbial life, according to leading astronomers. Features of the comet, named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such ...
Philae comet lander wakes up, says European Space Agency
The European Space Agency says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth, seven months after it lost power.
'Lost' 2003 Mars Lander Found by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
The Beagle 2 Mars Lander, built by the United Kingdom, has been thought lost on Mars since 2003, but has now been found in images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Philae’s 64 hours of comet science yield rich data
Comet lander is now hibernating, but has already altered our understanding of these objects.
Philae's batteries have been depleted and lander is "asleep"
On Friday evening, ESA announced that Philae's batteries have been depleted and lander is "asleep." The machine is now a deep standby mode, and will only make contact again if it manages to catch enou...
BBC News - Comet lander: Future of Philae probe 'uncertain'
The Philae lander has attempted to drill into the surface of Comet 67P, amid fears that its battery may die within hours. The European Space Agency (Esa) says the instrument is being deployed to its m...
Video: Comet Landing - Surface and Descent Pics Beamed To Earth
A soft landing on the surface of comet 67P/C-G was successfully completed on Nov. 12th, 2014. The Philae lander and its mothership Rosetta probe both snapped imagery of the descent. Also, the first im...
BBC News - 'Time for risks' with comet lander
Scientists working on Philae comet lander say it is time to take more risks with the probe, amid fears its battery might die within hours.
Can Philae hold on?
Fears for comet landing mission as controllers reveal harpoons that should have tethered lander failed to work
Philae Comet Could Be Home To Alien Life, Say Scientists
The comet landed on by the spacecraft Philae could well be home to an abundance of alien microbial life, according to leading astronomers. Features of the comet, named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such ...
'Lost' 2003 Mars Lander Found by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
The Beagle 2 Mars Lander, built by the United Kingdom, has been thought lost on Mars since 2003, but has now been found in images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Beagle 2
Beagle 2 is a British landing spacecraft that formed part of the European Space Agency's 2003 Mars Express mission. Beagle 2 is named after HMS Beagle.The spacecraft was successfully deployed fro...
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Yinghuo-1
Yinghuo-1 was a Chinese Mars-exploration space probe, intended to be the first Chinese spacecraft to explore Mars. It was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on 8 November 2011, along with ...
Philae (spacecraft)
Philae (/ˈfaɪli/ or /ˈfiːleɪ/) is a robotic European Space Agency lander that accompanied the Rosetta spacecraft until it landed on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, more than ten years after departing...
Philae (spacecraft) - Wikipedia
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter
The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) is a collaborative project between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to send a robotic orbiter-carrier to Mars in 201...
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter - Wikipedia
Comparison of embedded computer systems on board the Mars rovers
The embedded computer systems on board the Mars rovers sent by NASA must withstand the high radiation levels and large temperature changes in space. For this reason their computational resources are l...
Comparison of embedded computer systems on board the Mars rovers - Wikipedia
Lunokhod 2
Lunokhod 2 (in Russian Луноход, moon walker) was the second of two unmanned lunar rovers landed on the Moon by the Soviet Union as part of the Lunokhod program.The Luna 21 spacecraft landed on the Moo...
Lunokhod 2 - Wikipedia
Huygens (spacecraft)
Huygens was an atmospheric entry probe that landed successfully on Saturn's moon Titan in 2005. Built and operated by the European Space Agency (ESA), it was part of the Cassini–Huygens mission and be...
Huygens (spacecraft) - Wikipedia
Lunokhod 1
Lunokhod 1 (Луноход, moon walker in Russian; Аппарат 8ЕЛ № 203, vehicle 8ЕЛ№203) was the first of two unmanned lunar rovers landed on the Moon by the Soviet Union as part of its Lunokhod program. The ...
Lunokhod 1 - Wikipedia
Sojourner (rover)
Sojourner was the Mars Pathfinder robotic Mars rover that landed on July 4, 1997 and explored Mars for around three months. It has front and rear cameras and hardware to conduct several scientific exp...
Sojourner (rover) - Wikipedia