Touchdown! Philae Successfully Lands on Rosetta’s Comet
Excitement ripples through the ESA control room with the news that Philae successfully landed on the comet this morning. Credit: ESA
We did it! We are on the comet! At about 10:05 a.m. (CST) Philae touched down on Rosetta’s Comet. Telemetry has been received, the harpoons did their job and the lander is upright.