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Despite Small Glitch, The Comet-Chasing Craft Rosetta Has Awoken After Years Of Sleep
Rosetta had to reboot itself twice, giving engineers a small scare.
One-Ton GOCE Satellite Plummets Into Atlantic Ocean
Ending its career as planned
Asteroid With Six Tails Leaves Astronomers Dumbfounded
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a possibly doomed asteroid with multiple comet-like tails.
Albert Einstein’s Fiery Collision With Earth’s Atmosphere
The European Space Agency's Automated Transfer Vehicle completes its mission dramatically.
Farewell: Planck Space Telescope Shuts Down
After running out of coolant, the telescope ends its mission to map light from the Big Bang.
Big Pic: Pillownauts Rest For Science
ESA volunteers in France spent the last 21 days lying in bed with their feet up.
ESA Delays Launch Of Galaxy-Mapping Spacecraft Gaia
The craft has been undergoing tests before its original planned launch date of November 20.
BigPic: A Model Of BepiColombo, The Spacecraft That’ll Explore Mercury
Europe and Japan are on a mission to Mercury. The BepiColombo mission is expected to launch in 2015, and arrive … Continued
Big Pic: 3-D Printed Space Gloves Rule The World
One tiny glove for mankind. Plus one totally normal-sized one.
Big Pic: The Sun Like You’ve Never Seen It Before
Scientists colorized this image to show the intensity of coronal mass ejections.