Between 6 September and 7 October 2016, we collected 235 contributions to the Rosetta Legacy tumblr. A huge and sincere thank you to all participants who shared experiences, stories and images of how the mission of Rosetta and Philae to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has inspired their lives, including study and career choices, artistic practice and other creative endeavours!
The authenticity and ingenuity of the submitted entries was overwhelming, and it has been challenging to pick one top prize winner (apologies for the delay!).
One entry in particular caught the attention of the ESA judges for the combination of creative effort and motivation, so we selected Cristina Romero from Spain as the top prize winner. The prize consists in a special visit to ESTEC, ESA’s technical heart in Noordwijk (The Netherlands).
Below is Cristina's winning entry (translated into English):
“Missions like the one of Rosetta have allowed me to discover the wonderful world of space, and as a result I started to look for more information about these topics and I discovered my passion: space.
Since then, every day I need to learn something new, to read the news about advances in aerospace industry and follow the current missions.
I ended up ...