Philae


Lost Philae Lander Finally Found After Two Year Search

Lost Philae Lander Finally Found After Two Year Search

Missing Philae lander spotted stuck in a ditch on a comet's surface just a month before the end of the mission....

Sep 6 2016, 3:55pm CDT

Top Science Stories: Goodbye Philae, Orangutan that Mimics Human Sounds and Dragon Ants from 'Game of Thrones'

Top Science Stories: Goodbye Philae, Orangutan that Mimics Human Sounds and Dragon Ants from 'Game of Thrones'

Scientists Cut Communication Links with Philae Comet LanderEuropean Space Agency (ESA) has finally shut down the communication...

Jul 30 2016, 3:07pm CDT

Say Goodbye to Philae, The Comet Lander is Going to be Switched off Forever

Say Goodbye to Philae, The Comet Lander is Going to be Switched off Forever

ESA officially ends the life of Philae, the first robot to land on a comet....

Jul 26 2016, 10:14pm CDT

Philae Comet Lander Dies

Philae Comet Lander Dies

The Philae comet lander happens to be dead as a doornail. No signals were picked up from the comet probe as it went silent fore...

Feb 12 2016, 12:47pm CST

Philae Lander Bounces and Tumbles Across a Comet

ESA Releases Video of Philae Lander's Unique Trip Over a Comet

Video consists of Philae's unique trip over the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko....

Nov 15 2015, 9:27pm CST

Comet 67P with Philae Lander Nears Sun

Comet 67P with Philae Lander Nears Sun

The Comet 67P with the Philae Lander on it has approached the sun by now. What the outcome will be remains unknown....

Aug 10 2015, 6:54am CDT

Philae Lander Detects Organic Molecules on Comet 67P

Philae Lander Detects Organic Molecules on Comet 67P

The Philae Lander has detected organic matter on the surface of Comet 67P....

Jul 31 2015, 5:33am CDT

Philae Comet Could Harbor Alien Life

Philae Comet Could Harbor Alien Life

Some of the topmost scientific researchers have seriously surmised that the Philae Comet could actually harbor alien life forms...

Jul 6 2015, 5:52am CDT

Philae Phones Home Again After 7 Months

Philae Phones Home Again After 7 Months

The comet lander Philae of Rosetta arose from its deep sleep. The probe is back on track. Philae has again been in touch with...

Jun 15 2015, 8:22am CDT

Philae Lander has Woken Up

Philae Lander has Woken Up

A big positive surprise from space. The Philae lander has reported back on 13 June 2015 at 22:28 (CEST), coming out of hibernat...

Jun 14 2015, 9:01am CDT