Congratulations ESA: Philae probe lands on comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko

The European Space Agency (ESA) landed a probe on a comet on Wednesday, a first in space exploration and the climax of a decade-long mission to examine up close the remnants of the birth of Earth’s solar system.
The 100-kg (220-pound) lander – virtually weightless on the comet’s surface – touched down on schedule at about 1100 ET after a seven-hour descent from spacecraft Rosetta around half a billion kilometers (300 million miles) from Earth.

via Europe makes space history as Philae probe lands on comet | Reuters.

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