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Updated: Rosetta mission successfully lands probe on comet – experts respond

Laura Goodall posted in on November 13th, 2014.

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission successfully landed the Philae space probe on the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, just after 5am (NZT) this morning. The mission’s attempt to land on the giant ball of ice and dust, whizzing past at 66,000 kilometers per hour, has had scientists waiting more than a decade and is […]

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