Tag: comet

15 Will Rosetta have to adjust its orbit around Chury due to the comet's coma and tails? 2013-07-26T12:23:24.197

13 Where is Giotto now? 2013-11-14T13:46:12.887

12 How important are Philae's harpoons? 2014-11-12T18:57:49.060

12 Which are the main challenges for sample return mission from an asteroid and a comet? 2016-05-25T06:15:38.463

11 Has water ever been confirmed on comets? 2013-09-06T14:17:56.887

11 Does any space program / government have an official stance on a procedure for handling collision-trajectory comets? 2013-11-10T04:13:26.040

11 Are any precautions in place to prevent loss of the Rosetta Lander the way Hayabusa's MINERVA was? 2013-11-12T14:35:56.183

11 How close was Philae to escape velocity during its first bounce? 2014-11-13T14:50:34.957

10 Can the rovers on Mars see the comet flyby? 2013-09-27T07:19:32.387

10 Did we expect Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to be dusty? 2014-11-12T18:39:54.867

9 Would gold in space tend to collect in pockets like it does on Earth? 2013-09-20T15:33:29.857

9 If Philae lander had bounced off the comet and become uncontrollable, could we still have seen some of the descent photos? 2014-11-12T14:50:45.400

8 Could a comet-trailing "scoop" be practical for mining? 2013-07-25T00:50:05.207

8 Rosetta's lander, Philae will "anchor" itself on Comet 67P. What level of control can we have over this? 2014-08-07T15:14:12.777

8 Could the Philae comet lander "hop"? 2014-08-25T18:43:00.373

8 What was known about 67P/C-G's mass before the arrival of Rosetta? 2014-11-14T19:33:29.830

8 Philae Lander - Were drilling samples collected and analysed? 2014-11-17T12:42:02.573

7 What was/is the Minor Body Exploration Forum? 2013-10-08T02:59:16.283

7 Is there a significant compositional difference between Oort Cloud comets and Kuiper Belt comets? 2013-11-12T01:54:31.357

7 What is the smallest body that has sufficient gravity for another body to orbit it? 2014-02-12T11:33:09.883

7 Will kicked-up "dust" be a problem for Rosetta and lander Philae? 2014-08-19T12:26:00.317

7 How to use "HORIZONS" tool by NASA to get orientation of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko axis? 2014-11-25T08:47:39.157

6 Was the gravitational pull at Philae's landing site known prior to landing? 2014-11-13T12:28:35.287

6 Could Rosetta find its way back to Earth? 2016-10-01T00:27:14.590

6 What speed did the (interstellar) comet C/2017 U1 PANSTARRS have at perihelion? 2017-10-26T15:16:46.373

5 Why did Philae the comet lander bounce? 2015-02-12T13:23:01.737

4 Can a single-apparition comet be used to propel a deep space probe outside of our solar system? 2014-07-21T21:11:38.763

4 Why is comet deflection so hard (and how does a fusion rocket help)? 2016-04-05T10:04:52.217

4 What forms of water ice have been observed and verified in the solar system? 2016-09-28T06:30:09.457

4 How long could a satellite orbit a comet without any control? 2016-10-06T02:32:37.517

3 May underestimation of 67P's mass have helped Philae? 2014-11-16T12:41:40.927

3 Why is Rosetta not going to hover or descend multiple times before crashing into 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko? 2016-09-29T22:01:25.487

3 Did Rosetta improve on models of non-gravitational effects on comet 67P's orbit? 2016-10-04T03:48:44.510

2 Is it feasible to put a comet into a Lagrangian point? 2014-11-13T00:20:40.453

2 Valuable materials in Saturn rings and comets vs. Carbonaceous chondrites 2015-02-06T13:30:43.370

2 How close can Rosetta come to the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet? 2015-03-04T09:08:54.003

2 Why not use Halley's Comet as a probe? 2016-07-03T12:02:58.917

2 Comet at Mars L1 2017-08-23T02:18:48.783

1 Did the tail of Siding Spring distort communication between Mars, and Earth? 2014-10-22T12:35:09.320

1 What is different about the orbits of Pluto and the comets around the Sun? 2015-10-15T12:50:24.577

0 How could the gravitational pull of a comet affect spacecraft and astronauts landing on it? 2015-03-19T10:06:54.250

-2 Could a planet, moon, or comet having a high concentration of a certain metal disrupt radio transmission? 2015-03-19T09:55:27.793