Tag: ESA

Landing Rosetta’s Philae More Challenging Than Thought

Rosetta’s Philae Landing Module European Space Agency – Jet Propulsion Laboratory joined mission to land Rosetta’s landing module Philae on comet 67P will prove to be a more challenging task than previously thought. The undertaking will be more complex than landing on a planet or even on an asteroid. The tentative date for the landing…
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Unknown Emission Found In Titan

Scientists have found an unknown gas in Titan’s upper atmosphere after analyzing data from the Cassini probe. Saturn’s moon is the only moon in our solar system with a thick atmosphere comparable to the ones of the inner terrestrial planets.  Titan’s atmosphere is mainly made of nitrogen, methane, and hydrogen. Back in 2004 Cassini had…
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