ESA’s Sci-fi Movie
A short sci-fi movie called “Ambition” by the European Space Agency to promote its audacious Rosetta comet mission. Game of Thrones’ Aidan Gillen and actress Aisling Franciosi plays master and apprentice in an alien world.
Rosetta was launched on an Ariane 5 rocket on March 2nd, 2004 and she reached comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 6th, 2014.
Although seven other missions in the past have successfully conducted flybys, Rosetta is the first to orbit a comet. The spacecraft is scheduled to drop a 220 lb robot, Philae, onto the surface of the 2.5mi-wide ice body on November 12th, 2014, to analyze its chemistry.
Here is NASA’s Seven Minutes of Terror from 2012 released ahead of it’s Mars Curiosity rover landing.