Success of Rosetta mission overshadowed by “Shirtstorm”

November 22, 2014 6:37 PM

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The controversy that Dr. Matt Taylor drew from wearing a shirt depicting scantily clad women during a press conference has been threatening to overshadow the European Space Agency’s successful Rosetta mission.

Dr. Taylor, one of the lead scientists for the ESA team that made the historic landing on the surface of Comet 67P possible, had been criticized sharply for appearing on a televised press conference wearing a bowling shirt covered with pinup models. The shirt in question was a custom-made gift from ...

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