And it could teach us about the early solar system.
46P/Wirtanen will be fuzzy, green, and visible with the naked eye.
They both orbit the sun, but they're very different.
Shower your friends with meteor facts.
An 'Oumuamua by any other name would still be as fascinating.
But we won't know until we get there.
The latest from Rosetta's smashing mission
The spacecraft has orbited a duck-shaped comet since 2014, but now its mission is drawing to a close
An astronomer's scathing blog post explains why a flurry of comets is not a likely explanation for this star's weird behavior
Making an impact
Sometimes you just need a rocket that flies at 2 million miles per hour
Frozen drinks anyone?
The little lander that's been silent gets a final farewell
Habitable? That's downright hospitable
What to expect as the Rosetta mission follows Comet 67P to its closest encounter with the Sun
Landin' ain't easy
It may use the time to try some risky maneuvers
The greatest hits of Earth's unmanned spacecraft
Even with a missing lander, the mission is sending back primo info
What it might mean for finding life beyond Earth
Scientists are racing against the clock to inspect soil samples and get the lander un-stuck
The Rosetta mission is about to land where no spacecraft has ever landed before.
Now comes the hard part: actually landing.