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I Want to Write a Scene that Takes Place Here

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This image comes from the Rosetta Spacecraft and is a shot of a portion of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Look at those cliffs, standing tall in a vacuum on a body no bigger than Manhattan, and imagine standing at the base. What could … Continue reading

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AMBITION – Short Film Peeks into the Far Future and the Legacy of Today’s Accomplishment with Rosetta

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If you haven’t yet seen this wonderful and visionary short science-fiction film, please set aside 6 minutes to enjoy it. Ambition is a collaborative project of ESA and Platige Image. Directed by Tomek Baginski and starring Aiden Gillen (The Dark Knight … Continue reading

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Postcards: The Astounding Philae Lander

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Now found, the European Space Agency’s little Philae lander sits in plain view on Comet 67P, having sent its own amazing photos and having posed now for a series of action shots and now a still at its little place … Continue reading

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Philae to Land on Comet 67P-Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Wednesday November 12 at Site J: “Agilkia”

After sailing through space for more than 10 years, the ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft is now less than a week shy of landing its robotic probe, the Philae lander, on a comet. Touchdown should be Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7:35 a.m. PST. … Continue reading

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New Mystery in One of Titan’s Largest Hydrocarbon Seas

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Saturn’s large moon, Titan–the potential fuel depot of the future if we continue to rely upon hydrocarbon technology–has been under scrutiny for some time, and recently NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected an unexplained, changing feature in Ligeia Mare, one of … Continue reading

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Rosetta Closes In on Comet 67P

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HEARTS IN RUIN begins with a paleolithic couple facing uncertainty at the approach of the “Fire Star.” Later, they experience first hand the effects of its impact with Earth. Today, we have a much safer way to setup first-hand experience … Continue reading

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