With Comet 67P Frozen in Space and the Philae Lost in Time, A Lot of Questions Remain Unanswered. ESA

March 22, 2015 9:19 PM

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With Comet 67P Frozen in Space and the Philae Lost in Time, A Lot of Questions Remain Unanswered. ESA

ESA research team may have discovered just how the comet remains in a state of icy condition. It’s the presence of molecular nitrogen trapped in the ice molecules. With that solved, their number one aim now is how to proceed with the mission.

The Rosetta has been hot on the heels of the comet for the past few months. A lot of pictures, data and other information were gathered that answered many of questions the mission is supposed to give. The orbit around the comet is a pioneering feat and a historical one at that. During the entire tim...

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