Rosetta Detects Molecular Nitrogen at 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

The Rosetta Orbiter Spectrometer for Ion and Neutral Analysis (ROSINA) instrument on ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has made the first measurement of molecular nitrogen at a comet, providing clues about the temperature environment in which this comet formed. The results, published online in journal Science, are based on more than 100 measurements made by the ROSINA [...] —> Read More