On Nov. 12, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and Philae lander made history. The lander successfully made it to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Scientists confirmed the landing at a little bit after 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT). See the latest landing photos!
Main Landing Story: European Spacecraft Lands on Comet in Historic Space Feat
Latest Updates (1:30 p.m. ET, Nov. 19): The Philae lander beamed back a significant amount of science during its short time initially functioning on the comet. Philae found hints of organic molecules in the comet's atmosphere. Full Story: Philae Lander Sniffed Out Organics in Comet's Atmosphere ...[Continue reading on Space]