Rosetta spacecraft snaps selfie and an odd pyramid-shaped boulder

October 14, 2014 7:35 PM

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As the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft closes in on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it is taking photos, including one of its self, as well as one close-up of the comet that shows a strange pyramid-shaped boulder on its surface.

Rosetta took its selfie with the CIVA camera on the spacecraft's Philae Lander. This image shows a good view of the comet's activity, including jets of gas and dust streaming from it.

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