A spacecraft on the surface of a comet – how cool is that? It’s about to happen!
This morning the Philae lander (rhymes with highly) will touch down on Comet 67P. The lander separated from the European Space Agency's Rosetta mother-ship at 3:30AM. According to space.com, the lander is expected to reach the comet at 10:35AM our time, but it will take until 11:03 for the confirmation signal to reach earth. Because it's 300 million miles way.
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