comet life

Astronomers: Comet Could Host Extraterrestrial Life

Leading astronomers say micro-organisms could live beneath the icy surface of comets.


comet rendezvous

Comet Lander Makes Second Contact Since Waking Up

The Philae spacecraft broke its silence on Saturday by sending a signal back to Earth from the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.


Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as seen by the Rosetta spacecraft on August 3, 2014. (Photo by ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA via Getty Images)

European Space Agency Sets Date For Comet Landing

The first ever attempt to land a man-made object on a comet will begin November 12th.

CBS Tampa–09/26/2014

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NASA Inspector Blasts Asteroid Protection Program

The space agency’s Inspector General warns the Near Earth Objects program needs to be better organized and managed, with a bigger staff.

CBS Tampa–09/15/2014

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Scientists Claim To have Found Proof of Alien Life

After harvesting strange organisms from space, a team of British scientists claim to have found proof of alien life.


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