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EU lands probe on a comet
« on: Nov 14 2014 - 06:00AM »
The European Space Agency said it landed a spacecraft on a comet Wednesday making it the first time anyone has ever done so.

The craft, named Philae, finally landed after a decade of planning and research on the icy piece of rock hurtling through space.

It used hooks and harpoons to latch onto the comet. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/12/rosetta-spacecraft-landing-comet_n_6146012.html