Rosetta was launched on 2 March 2004 on an Ariane 5 rocket and reached the comet on 6 August 2014, becoming the first spacecraft to orbit a comet.

Rosetta’s Philae lander successfully made the first controlled touchdown on a comet nucleus, specifically Comet 67P, on 12 November 2014.


A Singing Comet by European Space Agency ESOC

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Real Images and 3D Animations of Rosetta & Philae

European Space Agency

3D Flyover Animations and Panorama of comet 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko

Mattias Malmer