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, 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.

Here's a link to follow the landing.


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