ESA's Philae probe touches down on comet. Image Credit: ESA / ATG medialab

A Comet So Nice, Philae Landed Thrice

The third time’s the charm for ESA’s Philae lander, which bounced off a comet twice before settling on its surface. The European Space Agency’s Philae probe landed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko not one, not twice, but three times before setting down on the surface. Despite the rocky landing, the probe is sending back the first images […]