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The European Space Agency (ESA) landed on a comet on Wednesday in a remarkable first for space exploration. Not NASA. Unfortunately
When the ESA's humble spacecraft Philae touched down on the surface of a comet it became clear that history had been made
Philae landed in a soft area on the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet and dipped around 1.6in (4cm) before bouncing back up
Despite a tricky landing, the European Space Agency's Philae probe has begun to send data back to Earth from the surface
Jean Jacques Dordain, ESA director general, said: "Philae has landed… This is a big step for human civilisation. This is
The attempt to land the Philae space probe on a comet is "the most difficult landing in space history" experts have said
Clearly everyone is hoping that the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and Philae lander will successfully make it
A successful landing of the Philae probe on Comet 67P would mark the culmination of a mission that began with the launch
UPDATE 4: ESA has announced for the first time that when the Rosetta mothership runs out of fuel in 2016, it may attempt
The European Space Agency is making final checks ahead of a historic planned landing on a comet on Wednesday. The Rosetta