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Today is the day that Philae is going to land on a comet!

12 Nov 2014, 10:28 UTC
Today is the day that Philae is going to land on a comet!
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Today is the day! After more than 10 long years in space. In March 2004, we sent the Rosetta spacecraft to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta is carrying a lander called Philae, and today, Philae was released to land on the comet surface! The landing process will take 7 hours; we are now still waiting for […]

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