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Proposed CAESAR mission could return a sample from comet 67P/Churyumov–GerasimenkoTomasz NowakowskiJune 19th, 2018
A proposed mission known as Comet Astrobiology Exploration Sample Return (CAESAR), could greatly improve our knowledge about the origin and history of the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. If selected by NASA, it could return a sample from this comet to Earth, enabling scientists to study the leftover material from the formation of our Solar System.
Rosetta images show changes on Comet 67P as it approached the SunLaurel KornfeldMarch 23rd, 2017
Two separate studies of images captured by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta probe highlight increasing activity on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko as it approached perihelion, the point in its orbit closest to the Sun.
Kepler images Comet 67/P from afarLaurel KornfeldOctober 11th, 2016
As the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission spent its last month orbiting Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, designed to search for exoplanets, captured distant "big picture" views of the comet.