A mission ten years in the making! This is modern math at its finest. With incredible precision, we have landed on a Comet. The ESA had published the picture above for our viewing pleasure.
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Rosetta’s lander Philae is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two CIVA images confirm. One of the lander’s three feet can be seen in the foreground. The image is a two-image mosaic. The full panoramic from CIVA will be delivered in this afternoon’s press briefing at 13:00 GMT/14:00 CET.