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The Rosetta spacecraft's lander, Philae, safely touched down on the surface of a comet just before midnight eastern time on Thursday, setting a space history first.
Scientists are now waiting anxiously for the probe to send back more data and pictures.
Here's one of the first images that were beamed back — it's just part of a full panoramic. You can see the lander's three feet in the lower left of the photo.