Philae is a spacecraft that was sent on an important mission by scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) about 10 years ago. It took a decade to reach its destination, an icy comet known as 67P.
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Scientists have made some surprising discoveries in space recently.
The European Space Agency (ESA) sent a probe, called Rosetta, six billion kilometres into space to meet up with a comet known as 67/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
There are some pretty famous clocks in the world: London’s Big Ben, and the clock on the Peace Tower in Ottawa, to name just two.
But the most watched clock in the world may be NASA’s launch clock.
The Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last week has gone to sleep. But the good news is that scientists are hopeful that we haven’t heard the last messages from the spacecraft.
Scientists recently landed a spacecraft on the icy surface of a comet that was travelling 130,000 kilometres an hour.
Now, we’re getting information, photos and sounds from the comet that just might tell us something about our own origins.
Alan Eustace, 57 years old, is an executive at Google. On Oct. 24, he jumped out of a balloon from a height of more than 41 kilometres.
Six people are about to find out what it would be like to live on Mars – without ever leaving the Earth.
Three men and three women will spend eight months
Former astronaut Chris Hadfield changed the way we look at space, through his recent stint on the International Space Station.
While he was in space, Hadfield made videos and took photos, letting everyone on Earth know what it was like to live in space and what he learned there.
Cosmonaut Elena Serova arrived on the International Space Station (ISS) on September 26, becoming the first Russian woman to join the crew of the space station.
Serova and two other astronauts made the six-hour flight in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. They docked with the ISS while orbiting 364 kilometres above the Earth.
NASA has unveiled the design of its Mars space suit.