Missions & Telescopes

Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life

Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life 600 400 Asteroid Day

This article was published by the European Space Agency, an official Asteroid Day partner. Ingredients regarded as crucial for the origin of life on Earth have been discovered at the…

Rosetta and Its Kin: A History of Comet and Asteroid Missions

Rosetta and Its Kin: A History of Comet and Asteroid Missions 691 557 Asteroid Day

This article was written by Elizabeth Howell for Space.com Read the original article, here. As the Rosetta spacecraft closes out its historic mission with a descent to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko…

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 150 150 Asteroid Day

https://youtu.be/kpdLDJXEmys?list=PLPINAcUH0dXZptC9BJ5hahlcTjCBS1XMj The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will create the largest ever census of asteroids in the Solar System while at the same time studying topics as diverse as Dark Energy…