The Life and Death of the Rosetta Spacecraft: 2004 to 2016
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:00:00 -0400
The Rosetta spacecraft will crash land into Comet 67P after more than a decade in space, concluding one of the greatest unmanned space missions.
Rosetta Comet Spacecraft Is About to Plunge to Its Death
At around 6:40 a.m. EDT (1040 GMT) today (Sept. 30), Rosetta is scheduled to crash-land intentionally on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, ending the European spacecraft's epic 12-year mission.
Moon Phases and 3 Meteor Showers In Oct. 2016 - Where To Look | Skywatching Video
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:23:00 -0400
Find out when and where the new, crescent, quarter and full moon phases will occur this month. Also the Taurid, Orionid and Draconid meteor showers will 'rain.'
In Images: Rosetta Spacecraft's Last Comet Photos During Crash-Landing
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:14:00 -0400
The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission came to an end on Sept. 30, when the spacecraft made a planned crash landing on Comet 67P.
WATCH LIVE MONDAY @ 3pm ET: The Black New Moon Webcast by Slooh
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:37:00 -0400
The Slooh Community Observatory, the astronomy broadcast service, will host a live webcast Monday (Oct. 3) showing live views of the young moon and discussing the Black Moon's significance to pagan religion and the challenges of defining when it occurs.
Black Moon 2016: What It Is (and Why You Can't See It)
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:00:00 -0400
Friday's sky (Sept. 30) is host to a somewhat unusual lunar event in the Western Hemisphere: a second new moon in a single month, which some people call a "Black Moon."