Tag: rosetta

34 Why was the Rosetta probe programmed to "auto shutoff" at the moment of hitting the surface? 2016-10-04T20:06:07.633

33 Is this really Rosetta's orbit around 67P? 2014-08-06T12:58:52.993

21 On-board computer / data handling system of Rosetta - details? 2013-07-21T17:30:56.423

21 How does Rosetta "wake-up?" 2014-01-20T14:57:10.323

17 How long can Philae stay "alive"? 2014-11-12T19:51:04.710

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

15 Why is Philae not provided with a propulsion system? 2013-10-01T18:48:12.120

14 WHY did Rosetta have to go into hibernation for 2.5 years? 2016-05-22T13:58:24.290

12 How firmly does Rosetta rest on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko? 2016-09-30T12:38:46.497

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

10 Could Rosetta have been awakened from Earth if necessary? 2014-01-20T18:57:45.387

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

9 Is Rosetta really "in orbit around" 67P, or just conveniently co-located? 2014-08-07T11:07:12.163

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 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

8 Philae - organic molecules? 2015-01-15T17:03:15.703

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

7 Could Rosetta have lassoed Chury to hitch a ride instead of chasing after it for 10 years? 2014-05-24T18:51:16.223

7 How accurately do they know where Rosetta is, and how do they know? 2014-08-07T12:41:01.817

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

7 Could an upcoming comet lander be designed to cope with a greater variety of terrain types, compared to Philae? 2014-11-15T11:45:54.380

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

7 Why is Dawn in a much higher observation orbit than Rosetta? 2015-07-18T09:38:58.473

6 How do space-bound heaters work? 2014-01-21T08:45:03.277

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

6 Would a POV camera on Philae lander be possible if the mission was launched today? 2014-11-16T19:46:43.793

6 Why does it take so long to find Philae's exact location? 2014-11-19T14:21:02.910

6 Does Philae's waking enable scientists to determine its location? 2015-06-14T13:26:46.927

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

5 Since Philae lost power, what would be the approximate time to recharge it 2014-11-17T21:13:32.083

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

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

3 Is it feasible for a future Rosetta type mission to use wireless transfer of power to Philae? 2014-11-15T11:13:31.273

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

3 How will Philae's power failure affect Rosetta's mission? 2016-02-16T16:01:51.790

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 Any relationship between Rosetta's OSIRIS camera, OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, OSIRIS-3U, OSIRIS spectrometer, and OSIRIS the game? 2016-10-03T07:20:30.823

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

2 Why did Rosetta travel 6.5 billion km to reach a comet that was only 510 million km from Earth? 2014-11-15T06:01:20.743

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

1 What data did Philae collect? 2014-11-16T12:37:08.670

0 Why doesn't 67P get a name? 2014-08-07T09:58:32.800

0 Have deep-space spacecraft always used some form of spread-spectrum for data downlink? 2018-03-02T04:01:33.363