Space Probe Lands on Comet

A story 10 years in the making, a space probe named Philae landed on a comet today. Incredibly, the probe was launched in 2004 which makes for a pretty impressive story. This Flickr Gallery of photos is incredible viewing.

Comet 67P on 4 November - NAVCAM

The internet is kind of abuzz with this story, so there's lots of places to read about it. Here's one story from the Guardian.

Update: the always wonderful Oatmeal also weighs in on the event.